ARP4916 MASKING AND CLEANING OF EPOXY AND POLYESTER MATRIX THERMOSETTING COMPOSITE MATERIALS

Reaffirmed

11/16/2011

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This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) describes methods of masking and cleaning commercial aircraft, epoxy and polyester matrix, composite parts prior to their entry into the composites shop, masking and cleaning of on-wing repair areas in preparation for carrying out repairs and wipe cleaning during repair and prior to bonding. If this document is used for the masking or cleaning of materials other than epoxy and polyester matrix thermosetting composite materials, the fitness for this purpose must be determined by the user.
The methods of masking and cleaning described in this document have specific limited application and are not interchangeable. The methods shall only be used when specified in an approved repair procedure or with the agreement of the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or regulatory authority.
The intention of the descriptions in this document is to describe materials and equipment generically in sufficient detail to allow a suitable commercial product to be purchased. It is not intended that the information provided be biased to any particular manufacturer and no commercial product is recommended in preference to any other.
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This document has been reaffirmed to comply with the SAE 5-year Review policy.
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DOI
https://doi.org/10.4271/ARP4916
Pages
46
Citation
SAE International Recommended Practice, MASKING AND CLEANING OF EPOXY AND POLYESTER MATRIX THERMOSETTING COMPOSITE MATERIALS, SAE Standard ARP4916, Reaffirmed November 2011, Issued March 1997, https://doi.org/10.4271/ARP4916.
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Published
Nov 16, 2011
Product Code
ARP4916
Content Type
Recommended Practice
Status
Reaffirmed
Language
English

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