Browse Standards AS4052A
Historical Reaffirmed 2006-08-02

Gland Design: Scraper, Landing Gear, Installation AS4052A

This SAE Aerospace Standard (AS) covers an alternate gland design for the installation of scraper/wiper rings in the lower end of landing gear shock struts for the purpose of contaminant exclusion. The defined scraper gland covered by this document, as shown, is a variant of AS4716, the accepted gland standard for MS28775, O-ringn packing seals. Piston diameters, gland internal diameters, groove sidewall angles and the surface finish are all defined by AS4716, but the gland outer retaining wall diameter is changed. AS4088 is similar to this document, but was developed by SAE A-6 for flight control and general purpose cylinders. It differs from this document primarily by the clearance between the rod (piston) and outer gland wall. Since landing gears are more susceptible to dirt contamination, the additional clearance provides a larger path to allow excessive dirt accumulation to exit the gland.
AS4052B
2015-04-27
Latest
Reaffirmed
AS4052A
2006-08-02
Historical
Reaffirmed
AS4052
1994-04-01
Historical
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