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'''Petrol Oils & Lubricants'''
 
'''Petrol Oils & Lubricants'''
  
The armed forces in its wisdom calls its POL by a series of [[TLA]]s , although it's more like a code to give the user a bit of a clue as to what each is for. These are called Joint Service Designations (JSD).
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The armed forces in its wisdom calls its POL by a series of [[TLA]]s , although it's more like a code to give the user a bit of a clue as to what each is for. These are called Joint Service Designations (JSD) and NATO Codes.
  
 
*AL - Miscellaneous Fluids (e.g [[Alcohol]], AL5)
 
*AL - Miscellaneous Fluids (e.g [[Alcohol]], AL5)
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*OC - Oil Compounded
 
*OC - Oil Compounded
 
*OEP - Oil Extreme Pressure
 
*OEP - Oil Extreme Pressure
*OM - Oil Mineral (e.g. OM10
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*OM - Oil Mineral (e.g. OM10)
 
*OMD - Oil Mineral Detergent
 
*OMD - Oil Mineral Detergent
 
*OX - Oil Miscellaneous (e.g. OX8)
 
*OX - Oil Miscellaneous (e.g. OX8)

Latest revision as of 20:19, 9 January 2008

Petrol Oils & Lubricants

The armed forces in its wisdom calls its POL by a series of TLAs , although it's more like a code to give the user a bit of a clue as to what each is for. These are called Joint Service Designations (JSD) and NATO Codes.

  • AL - Miscellaneous Fluids (e.g Alcohol, AL5)
  • C - Corrosion Preventative
  • F - Fuels (e.g. F34 AVTUR)
  • G - Grease
  • H - Hydraulic Fluid (e.g. H515)
  • LG - Lime-based Grease
  • OC - Oil Compounded
  • OEP - Oil Extreme Pressure
  • OM - Oil Mineral (e.g. OM10)
  • OMD - Oil Mineral Detergent
  • OX - Oil Miscellaneous (e.g. OX8)
  • PX - Protective Miscellaneous (e.g. PX32)
  • S - Specialised Products
  • XG - Miscellaneous Grease (e.g. XG279)
  • ZX - Speciality Miscellaneous