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Low gloss UV-cured coatings for aircraft

United States Patent

December 9, 2014
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A method of applying a low gloss coating to a substrate such as the exterior surface of an aircraft is disclosed. The coating composition comprising a polyene, a polythiol, a flatting agent and a coloring pigment is applied to the substrate and given a first dosage of UV radiation followed by a second dosage in which the second dosage is greater than the first resulting in an ultralow gloss coating.
Bowman; Mark (New Kensington, PA), Muschar; Harry (Pittsburgh, PA)
PPG Industries Ohio, Inc. (Cleveland, OH)
13/ 282,640
October 27, 2011
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. RES 000058 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The United States Government may have certain rights in this invention.