Sealant Removal Solutions - The Movie
You are looking for an easy solution to remove sealants for aircrafts?
Check out this video to discover how SOCOMORE’s range can help you save time and costs with the SkyScraper resharpenable scrapers range.
1 – SkyScraper
- White 311 series in POM
- Amber 310 series in ULTEM®
- 0.12”, 0.55”, 0.98”, 1.45”
SOCOMORE SkyScraper are available in two different materials and four widths: 3 mm, 14 mm, 25 mm and 37 mm (0.12”-1.45”).
The SkyGrip is an interchangeable comfortable rubber grip that fits the SkyScraper range.
A SkyGrip should always be used with a SkyScraper to avoid personal injury and prevent carpal tunnel syndrome.
- 311 series in POM
- 310 series in ULTEM®
POM & ULTEM® scrapers remove cured adhesives and sealants without marking or damaging painted or composites surfaces.
311 series in POM (Polyoxymethylene): a softer, more flexible material that allows the scraper to be used at a more acute angle.
310 series in ULTEM® (Polyetherimide): a tougher material that retains a sharp cutting edge for longer before needing to be resharpened.
Sealant removal operation using an effective scraper.
To remove sealant from the panel junction of the fuselage, use a 3 mm (0.12”) scraper.
2 – Accessories
• FOR DIFFICULT TO REACH AREAS
• TO EASE SEALANT REMOVAL
Range of ergonomic accessories for operators’ comfort and safety.
The SkyTube is an extension handle for use with a SkyScraper. Allows the operator to use both hands.
The comfortable SkyPlane absorbs pressure.
- POM white scrapers fluoresce under UV light
The anti-FOD SkyViz UV clip fluoresces under light for easy detection.
3 – Resharpening Tools
- SkyMill™ Revolution
Two sharpening devices are available: SkyMill™ Revolution and SkyEdgit.
Operators can sharpen at point of use, eliminating the need to leave their workstation, increasing productivity.
3.1 – SKYMILL™ REVOLUTION / ADVANTAGES
- Light weight
- Sharpens SkyScraper up to 20 times
The SkyMill™ Revolution was designed to be used exclusively with the fluted 310 and 311 SkyScraper series shown here.
3.2 – SKYEDGIT / ADVANTAGES
Handheld manual device keeps the blade edge sharp
The SkyEdgit was designed to be used exclusively with the fluted 310 and 311 SkyScraper series shown here.
Scrapers become blunt and ineffective with use. Traditional single-use scrapers then need to be disposed of.
Sharpening devices extend the life of resharpenable scrapers, reducing waste and ensuring continuous productivity.
- Start button
- Green LED = ready to use
The SkyEdgit is a manual device. The SkyMill™ Revolution is battery (rechargeable) operated. Both are ready-to-use.
3.3 – SKYMILL™ REVOLUTION – SKYEDGIT / TUTORIAL
Once resharpened with the SkyMill™ Revolution, the SkyScraper will again have a sharp cutting edge.
- Start button
- Green LED = ready to use
Once fully charged, turn on the device by pressing the start this button: the green LED indicates the SkyMill Revolution is ready to use.
To resharpen a fluted SkyScraper, insert the scraper into the slot. Apply light pressure until sharp.
Remove any residual dust from the SkyScraper using a water-based pre-saturated wipe before re-use.
Dust collector to avoid FOD risks
At the end of the shift, for optimum performance, the devices should be cleaned.
To minimize dust exposure, use a vacuum hose as shown.
The fluted POM and ULTEM® SkyScraper series have a special design that ensures they are correctly positioned in the sharpening device.
3.4 – RESHARPENING TOOLS / ADVANTAGES
- keeps the cutting edge sharp
- resharpen at point of use
- inscreased productivity
- waste reduction
4 – Other tools
4.1 – SEAT TRACK CLEANING
- SkyScraper Seat Track
- Boeing profile
- Airbus profile
- SkyExtendable handle & adaptor
Boeing profile / POM: softer material
Airbus profile / ULTEM®: tough material
The SkyExtendable handle is a telescopic handle with a comfortable foam grip. Extends from 2’ to 4‘ (61-122 cm). cm).s from 2’ to 4’ (61-122 cm)
4.2 – ADHESIVE TAPE REMOVAL
- PEEK and ULTEM® SkyBlade
The SkyCarrier is available in 3 sizes for use with the 2”, 4” and 6” SkyBlade.
Quick release interchangeable slot.
Both sides of the SkyBlade are usable.
Use with the SkyExtendable handle for high up or difficult to reach areas. Extends from 2’-4’ (61-122 cm).
4.3 – APPLICATION TOOLS
This range is comprised of 3 tools: SkySpatula, SkySmoother and SkySpreader, for 3 applications.
- SkySpatula for overcoating applications
- SkySmoother for fillet applications
- SkySpreader for interfay and gap filling applications
SkySpatula, 7.25”/184 mm or 9.5”/241 mm
SkySmoother, 25 mm / 9 mm
SkySpreader, ULTEM® / PEEK
Learn more about the SkyScraper range