Selective paint stripping is a new cost saving technique with high precision. The elimination of masking the object will introduce significant time and cost gains.
The laser technique is a non-contact/non-abrasive process, no use of chemicals or blasting media ,a reduction in waste, automation and safe.
PVDF and fluorinated polymer coatings are difficult to strip , the laser technique will do the job with significant gain on the environmental side. No chemicals and waste water will result with Laser Cleaning!
High power laser workstations will allow the removal of greater paint thicknesses and increase the process speed.
Therefore the use of laser technologies in the paint stripping of high-quality components, such as aeronautic components, will produce economic benefits with respect to the traditional techniques (chemical and mechanical) and will reduce the use of chemical products, which have a high environmental impact.
(fig partial decoating)
(fig partial decoating, phosphatation intact)
(fig partial/selective decoating on composite substrate)
(fig decoating track 5mm, before welding station, x300)
Fig view on laser selective decoating on energy tube
Fig selective decoating .