MIL-L-19538 Lacquer, Acrylic Nitrocellulose, Camouflage (For Aircraft Use)

This specification covers the requirements for acrylic-nitrocellulose cmouflage lacquer for metal surfaces which is particularly formulated for resistance to diester lubricating oil. This specification is canceled. Superseded by MIL-L-81352.

SKU: 19538. Category: .

Note: please refer to the appropriate technical performance specification, MIL-L-19538, and applicable technical documents under the MSDS/Documents Tab.

Classification

This specification covers one grade and two classes of acrylic-nitrocellulose lacquer:

Class. The classes of coatings are as follows:

Class 1 – For use where Air Pollution Regulations do not apply
Class 2 – For use where Air Pollution Regulations are in force

Click On The Links Below To View Documents:

Military Performance Specification MIL-L-19538
Technical Data Sheet (TDS)- MIL-L-19538C

Also Known As:

» MIL-L-19538
» MIL-L-19538A
» MIL-L-19538B
» MIL-L-19538C

SURFACE PREPARATION

Surface must be clean, dry and free of all contamination before application of lacquer. Prime per specification requirements.
STEEL: Surface must be clean and free of all oil, grease and foreign material. Badly rusted or pitted steel should be cleaned by commercial sandblasting and primed the same day.

 

APPLICATION & REDUCTION

MIL-L-19538C should only be applied by spray application due to its fast dry properties. Thin MIL-L-19538C approximately 10-15% by volume with MIL-T-81772B TY.III Thinner or enough to achieve proper atomization through spray equipment. Spray one tack coat followed by one full wet coat being sure to keep a “wet edge” for maximum matte finish.

This specification covers one grade of acrylic-nitrocellulose lacquer in the following colors:

FED-STD-595
Color No.                               Color Name
37875 ..…………………………Insignia white
37038 …………………………..Black
35044……………………………Insignia blue
35042……………………………Non- specular sea blue
34151…………………………….Interior green
34087……………………………Olive drab
33538……………………………Orange yellow
31136…………………………….Bright red
36440……………………………Light gull gray
36231…………………………….Dark gull gray
26081……………………………Scaplane gray
27875……………………………Semi-gloss insignia white