Boeing Qualification of AkzoNobel Base Coat/Clear Coat system
The newly approved Aerodur Base Coat/Clear Coat system is qualified by Boeing to both the BMS 10-72, Type 10 and BMS 10-125, Type 4 specifications and is applicable for use on all Boeing legacy models (777, 747, 737, 767) under BMS 10-72 as well as the Hybrid Laminar Flow areas of 787-9 model aircraft per BMS 10-125.
To date, Aerodur 3001/3002 Base Coat/Clear Coat has been applied to well over three hundred new and repainted aircraft.
Aerodur 3001/3002 Base Coat/Clear Coat has been developed with a focus on reducing drying times and bringing operational efficiency to the paint shop. The fast dry to tape time and ease of application has demonstrated paint cycle time reductions of up to 30%. Data gathered on aircraft flying with the durable Aerodur 3001/3002 system since 2008 also demonstrate the outstanding gloss and color retention of the cutting edge paint system.
AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings
AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. We supply industries and consumers worldwide with innovative products and are passionate about developing sustainable answers for our customers. Our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International and Eka. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we are consistently ranked as one of the leaders in the area of sustainability. With operations in more than 80 countries, our 50,000 people around the world are committed to delivering leading products and technologies to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing world.