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Burst Packs....Fit for purpose

29 June, 2016
Burst Packs are the ideal packaging for providing small quantities of paint for use at the point of repair. The pack consists of two or more pouches that safely keep the base and hardener solutions separate until the coating is required.
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New Coating System that cuts Cycle Times and Costs Launched at NBAA

29 June, 2016
AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings is launching a new base coat / clear coat paint system for the general aviation sector. The Alumigrip® 4400/4450 is an environmentally compliant coating system that reduces the time required to paint an aircraft by up to 40% and improves color and gloss retention.
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Henkel's Hysol® EA 9896 Wet Peel Ply Provides Clean Bonding Surface

29 June, 2016
The aerospace group of Henkel announces the release of Hysol® EA 9896TMWPP (Wet Peel Ply) composite bonding film. This product is a resin impregnated nylon peel ply used for the surface preparation of composite substrates
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Defense Operation VOC Emissions Dramatically Reduced with Water-Based Coatings

29 June, 2016
UK defense equipment maintenance site DSG Bovington has seen a dramatic reduction in VOC emissions since switching to high solids, water-based paints in 2007
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Loctite® 587 Blue High Performance RTV Silicone Seals Lead Balance Weights On Aircraft Wheels

29 June, 2016
Does Not Corrode Magnesium; Provides Good Visibility
An Alaskan-based regional air carrier has a large fleet of airplanes. Routine Maintenance calls for balancing the nose wheels every 140-flight hours. To balance the wheels, lead weights are applied with sticky back tape, and the perimeter and tops are then sealed against the environment and de-icing material.
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Jet Coatings for Supersonic Car

29 June, 2016
The British-built rocket and jet powered super sonic car 'BLOODHOUND SSC', designed to break the land speed record and be the first to drive through the 1000mph barrier, has been coated in paints designed for high flying jets and military aircraft
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Henkel Alodine® 871TM Touch-n-Prep Coating Meets Demands of Aerospace and Defense Industries

29 June, 2016
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Challenging Aircraft Design brought to reality for F-16

29 June, 2016
Once every four years an F-16 from the Dutch Air Force is selected to give a solo display at air shows around the world and made-over with a unique and striking new livery.
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Two-component Aerosols Revolutionize Paint Touch-up for Aerospace Market

29 June, 2016
Building on the wide acceptance of two-component (2K) aerosols and the aerospace market's desire for a smaller can, AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings has announced a new 250ml aerosol package available in May, 2009.
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Aviocom Launches New Website

29 June, 2016
Thorough deliberations with staff and consultants revealed a need and desire to redesign the Aviocom website so that it would feature more up-to-date information and an appealing layout that would be easy to navigate.
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