Accession Number : ADD003633

Title :   Soft abrasive disc.

Descriptive Note : Patent application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Early,William E ; Linn,Michael G

Report Date : 16 Dec 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : A soft abrasive tool is disclosed as comprising a solid molded mixture of predetermined quantities of an aluminum wool material and a catalyst setting elastomeric polyurethane binder material, the unique combination of which has been mixed, molded under pressure, and cured at room temperature in such manner as to have a disc-like, cup-like, or other predetermined geometrical configuration. A power source - such as a motor or the like - may be used to mechanically drive the aforesaid soft abrasive tool, so that it will cut, grind, and remove polyurethane paint, polysulfide sealant, and other soft coatings from aluminum aircraft skin without damaging the substrate aluminum thereof when held thereagainst. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Tools, *Abrasion, *Cutting tools, Disks, Surface finishing, Abrasives, Metallic textiles, Aluminum, Binders, Catalysts, Polyurethane resins, Molding techniques, Cutting, Grinding, Paint removers, Power tools

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE