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