INTEREST GROWS IN FLASHLAMP PAINT STRIPPING

An innovative technology that was tested by the United States Air Force uses a flashlamp system to remove paint from aircraft. This article explains the flashlamp technology, which uses bursts of high energy xenon flashes to vaporize paint. The pros and cons of the new technology are discussed--including limited waste generation--as are predictions for its future military and commercial use.

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    Technology Publishing Company

    2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310
    Pittsburgh, PA  United States  15203
  • Authors:
    • Kapsanis, K
  • Publication Date: 1995-9

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00716464
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 17 1996 12:00AM