Primer for special tasks

New primer from Mankiewicz passes Fraunhofer IFAM's characteristic suitability test for aircraft coatings Astrid Günther In the recently completed BMWi project "Low Drag Aircraft in Operation - LDAinOP" the Fraunhofer IFAM from Bremen in cooperation with Airbus and Lufthansa Technik has developed an optimized test method for aircraft coatings. This [...]

UTC Aerospace unveils first chromate-free REACh-compliant coating

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., has developed a non-chromate landing gear corrosion protection primer, incorporating its patented „EcoSky“-pigment. The pigment and primer are environmentally friendly and compliant with European Union`s REACh regulations. The chromate-free primer is a pioneer product for the coating of steel parts in [...]