This specification has been designated as "SUPERSEDED" by the Aerospace Materials Division, SAE, as of May 17, 1993. The requirements of this specification are embodied in the latest issue of AMS 1431.
This specification covers a corrosion-removing compound in the form of a liquid concentrate. Primarily for removing pitting corrosion and heavy surface oxidation from exterior aluminum surfaces of aircraft. Compounds meeting the requirements of this specification may cause hydrogen embrittlement of high-strength steels and will remove cadmium plate.
This specification covers a metal polish in the form of a liquid or a paste. This product has been used typically for polishing unpainted aluminum alloy surfaces of aircraft, but usage is not limited to such applications. This polish is not intended for use on plastic or painted surfaces.