Accession Number : ADD012167

Title :   Paint Removal Process.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Roberts,

Report Date : 18 Dec 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : A process of stripping paint from aluminum employs plastic particulate having sharp edges, having a hardness of about 3.5 on the mohs' scale and having a range of sizes from about 30 to 40 u.s. standard sieve. This media strips aluminum without abrasion at a pressure of about 25 to 40 pounds per square inch at the nozzle. Other substrates other than soft plastic can be stripped without damage. (patent applications).

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *PAINT REMOVERS, ABRASION, EDGES, PARTICULATES, PLASTICS, SHARPNESS, SIZES(DIMENSIONS), SUBSTRATES, ALUMINUM COATINGS, STRIP COATINGS

Subject Categories : Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
      Solvents, Cleaners, and Abrasives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE