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Akzonobel qualified by

April 14, 2009

Akzonobel qualified by
chinese aircraft manufacturer
China’s largest aircraft manufacturer, Xian Aircraft Corporation (XAC), has qualified two new products from Akzo­Nobel Aerospace Coatings. The Eclipse range of polyurethane topcoats, along with 10P20-44 epoxy primer, have met the standards of XAC’s new XMS 1622 and XMS 1623 specifications. XAC manufacture a range of different civilian and military aircraft, including the twin turbo prop Modern Ark 60 (MA60). The company also produces components for both Boeing and Airbus. Working in close partnership with XAC and their coatings distributor in China, Argosy Inter­national, AkzoNobel has supplied Eclipse for many liveries on XAC aircraft now operating in the Asia Pacific region.

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