Chemicals & Solvents

Semco Kit Final

Semco Sealant Removal, Mixing & Application Kit

April 13, 2023
PPG's Semco Sealant Removal, Mixing & Application Kit is a portable, wheeled tool kit for the application and removal of aerospace sealants, adhesives and potting compounds on...
Chemicals & Solvents

NSL Aerospace Expands Aviation Capabilities

March 29, 2023
NSL Aerospace is pleased to announce the expansion of its procurement capabilities, which enables it to provide a broader range of replacement parts and aircraft repair materials...
Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times/TNS
Ventura County’s Santa Susana Field Lab, shown in 2020, is one of many sites nationwide that are contaminated by trichloroethylene, or TCE.

Is a Common Industrial Chemical Fueling the Spread of Parkinson’s Disease?

March 15, 2023
A cancer-causing chemical that is widely used to degrease aviation components could also be linked to Parkinson’s disease, according to a new research paper.
Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance
Afiklem Engine 1

Engine Oil Impacts

Feb. 9, 2023
The peculiarities of aviation oils are many. They must be able to withstand high temperatures, and they must be compatible with seals, paint, and composite materials.
Tyrone Beason/Los Angeles Times/TNS
A decommissioned Air Force One jet that transported President Ronald Reagan sits on display at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley.
Chemicals & Solvents

California Wants to Ban the Toxic Chemical That Gives Chrome Its Classic Shine

Jan. 27, 2023
For decades, hexavalent chromium has provided the silvery showroom finish to countless consumer products. It has also served as an indispensable rust-resistant coating for aviation...