New Aircraft Paint, SKYscapes from Sherwin-Williams Aerospace

New Aircraft Paint, SKYscapes from Sherwin-Williams Aerospace


SKYscapes is the brand new basecoat clearcoats
system Sherwin-Williams Aerospace that is revolutionizing the topcoat process. SKYscapes meets and exceeds your needs from
topcoat to bottom line. It can help move planes through your paint
hanger faster than you’ve ever seen before. It’s durability makes maintenance a breeze. And its range and quality of color will amaze
you. By the way if you haven’t noticed all of these
benefits add up to added altitude for your bottom line. When you’re in the business of maintaining
aircraft, we all know the goal is to get that plane out of the hangar and back in service
without sacrificing the appearance or quality. That’s where SKYscapes excels. Let’s compare the amount of time it takes
to apply SKYscapes versus a single stage system. On a single aisle airplane fuselage and tail,
you need to prep, and apply a primer and let it dry. Apply the main coat, and allow it to dry. Sand the entire coat, A mask it for striping
design. Apply the colors one at a time and allow dry
time for each. And then, apply registration and mandatory
markings as well as logos and let those dry. By the time all that is done, you invested
a minimum of 57 hours. But with SKYscapes, The application process
keeps moving smooth and easy. SKYscapes basecoat colors take half as much
time to apply. Those colors only need approximately two hours
to dry. No sanding is required with SKYscapes 72 hour
re-coat window. And no baking is needed, saving you big on
resources too. So with SKYscapes, you can paint that same
single aisle plane in 40 hours, which gets it out of the hangar and into the air 30 percent
faster, which could translate into cutting a full day off each plane’s schedule. With SKYscapes on your plane, it will still
be flying high and looking great, long after it leaves the plane hangar. Plus SKYscapes specially formulated resins
provide an incredibly durable and easy to maintain finish. Not to mention its outstanding gloss and DOI. By the way, one single wipe cross coat of
basecoat is all that’s needed do to SKYscapes outstanding color hiding characteristics even
on bright multi-color design. If coating damage does occur, repairs can
be as simple as buffing, repairing just the clearcoat, or repairing a localized section
of the basecoat scheme. The clearcoat also makes the plane’s surface
easier to clean. With SKYscapes, the sky is the limit on your
color choices and every one of those colors features the brightest hues you’ve ever seen. Even if you want your aircraft to display
special effects such as Mica or metallic finishes, SKYscapes offers you a full palette to achieve
the incredible. The crews applying SKYscapes will appreciate
the consistent low viscosity from color to color. It all makes for easier application management
of complicated paint schemes. The word to remember is “savings” from hangar
time to resources and AP from aircraft weight to labor with SKYscapes, you save on them
all. SKYscapes, from Sherwin-Williams Aerospace. Exceptional appearance and superior performance
from topcoat to bottom line.

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