What oil does the 8860 load use?


The 8860 uses 1.5 gal. (5.68 liters) Silicone Oil.

The Bird part number for 1 gallon of silicone oil is 5-1070-2.

For convenience, Bird offers various maintenance kits for the 8860 load that includes the silicone oil here: 8860 Repair & Maintenance Kits

Depending on availability, you can order the oil coolant in a variety of sizes:

Part Number of Silicone Oil Container Size
5-1070-1 1 Pint
5-1070-2 1 Gallon
5-1070-3 5 Gallons


Please see the Material Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for further information: Silicone Oil SDS

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