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Zip-Chem® ZC-5263 is an aircraft cable lube and rust preventive. ZC-5263 is a special oil blend formulation that conforms to Mil-PRF-32033 (formerly Mil-VV-L-800). ZC-5263 is a general purpose, low temperature, and water displacing preservative oil that is used as a lubricant and rust preventive for general aircraft applications, such as cables. ZC-5263 can maximize life for all aircraft cables. It can also be used with excellent results on small guns, machine guns, and precision machine parts. ZC-5263 is available in aerosol as D-5263NS.


Application of Product

ZC-5263 is used as a cable lubricant for cargo door hinges and door cable lubrication. Current application of ZC-5263 includes areas, such as pylon bearing cleaning prior to lubrication, lubrication of safety blocker installation on tail cone work platform, and other lubrication applications.



  • Low Temperature Preservative Oil
  • Water Displacing
  • Protects internal applications up to 6 months
  • Wide Temperature Range (-70°F to 300°F)



ZC-5263 conforms to Mil-PRF-32033 NATO code O-190. ZC-5263 is called out in Boeing DPM 5481-1 as well as UAL OIL-4501-125C.


Physical Properties

  • Flash Point of the Oil: 290°F
  • Pour Point: -70°F (-57°C)
  • Specific Gravity (H20=1): 0.8
  • Vapor Density: Heavier Than Air
  • Viscosity, @40°C: - >11 CST
  • Viscosity, @-54°C: - <60,000 CST



Aerosol (002057)

Gallons (009426)

5 Gallon Pail (002141)

55 Gallon Drum (002142)

Special packaging upon request

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