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Accession Number ADA566272
Title Laser Depaint Technology for Aerospace Applications.
Publication Date May 2011
Media Count 21p
Personal Author G. Mongelli T. Naguy
Abstract Overview: Problem Statement, Air Force Laser Depaint Program, Current laser Depaint Technologies, Future Laser Depaint Technologies and Summary. Problem Statement: US Air Force operates three Air Logistics Centers for depot maintenance of aircraft. Coatings removal operations are performed extensively as part of this maintenance. Current methods are time consuming processes that create hazardous waste and emissions as well as require large quantities of rinse water. Program Goal: Establish and expand the use of laser technology as a viable alternative technology for depot maintenance operations.
Keywords Aerospace systems
Air force
Air force equipment
Air logistics support
Briefing charts
Hazardous wastes
Supply depots

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 46C - Optics & Lasers
71E - Coatings, Colorants, & Finishes
41M - Optics & Lasers
51C - Aircraft
Corporate Author Air Force Research Lab., Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Briefing charts.
NTIS Issue Number 1306
Contract Number N/A

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