PPG has announced the launch of its SEMCO Sealant Removal, Mixing & Application Kit, a portable, wheeled tool kit for the application and removal of aerospace sealants, adhesives and potting compounds on aircraft at any remote site.
PPG’s senior group leader for additive manufacturing, Cindy Kutchko, and OEM segment manager for aerospace coatings and sealants, Duane Utter reveal how the company’s patented ambient reactive extrusion (ARE) technology is being used to make flight ready parts right off the printer.
PPG has announced that it recently supplied Lockheed Martin with sets of six custom-designed ramp seals for the aft loading ramp of the C-130J Super Hercules military tactical airlifter. This is PPG’s first commercial sale of 3D printed components.
PPG has announced that its aerospace business in Australia collaborated with AMDA Foundation Limited and Aviat Global to revitalise a piece of Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) history – a Canberra Bomber aircraft (serial number A84-232).