Accession Number:

ADA231331

Title:

Ventilation of Composites Repair Facility McClellan AFB, CA

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH LAB BROOKS AFB TX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

46.0

Abstract:

Repairing damaged fiberglass, carbon and Kevlar composites generate dust and debris during sanding and grinding. While potentially only a skin and eye irritation hazard, control of the dust leads to more satisfied workers and a better product. Dust can be controlled through a set of ventilation exhaust systems to include high velocity low volume exhaust on the sanding tool, a downdraft sanding table, and a flex-hose dust exhaust system for large parts. This report describes those systems and other accessories useful in composite repairs.

Subject Categories:

  • Laminates and Composite Materials
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Air Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE