Hi Hawk21, Buzz here. The barrel in our lube-room says "Chevron Hy-Jet IV
". I wonder what the difference is between that and Skydrol 5?
I few years ago i figured out the reason the Skydrol series of hydraulic fluid hurts - even though it's supposed to be inert to your body. It's made to absorb moisture and keep the hydraulic system from corroding. So... it's abosrbing moisture out of you, thus the burning sensation. My remedy for the burn is to rinse with water, rinse with milk, apply castor oil.
I had to explain the Material Safety Data Sheet to the family doctor. It -says- it's inert, but it sure hurts.
g'day and Good New Year
Buzz Fuselsausage: Line Mechanic by night, DC-3 Crew Chief by choice, taildragger pilot for fun.