Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

6 Painting/Finishing

Why is Butyrate dope safer to use than nitrate dope? It is much less flammable.
What are the two types of dope used for fabric finishes? Cellulose nitrate and cellulose acetate butyrate.
What is the appearance of a blushing paint finish? Chalky or cloudy.
What finishing effect is the result of a paint room temperature that is too warm? Pinholes or blisters.
What causes dope to blush? High humidity, moisture in the spray system, or application over a damp surface.
What factors cause spray paint sags and runs? Inadequate surface preparation or paint sprayed onto thickly.
What components or parts of the airframe must be protected from damage when using paint stripper? Windshields and windows, Plastics, Composites, synthetic Rubber, and fabrics.
What is the function of zinc-chromate or wash primers? Primers serve to inhibit corrosion and provide a good bond between the metal and the top coats.
Name several common types of paint used on aircraft. Zinc-chromate and wash primers, synthetic enamel, acrylic lacquer, and polyurethane.
What is the proper thinner to use with zinc-chromate primer? Toluene.
What health and safety precautions must be observed when using the toxic solvents and thinners that are part of modern finishing systems? Respirators and/or mask must be worn when spraying finishes.
If spray painting dust causes a surface to appear dry and rough, what are the most likely causes? Too much air pressure or the spray gun is too far from the surface being painted.
What causes "orange-peel"? Spray pressure too high, use of a thinner that dries too fast, cold temperatures, or a damp draft over the surface.
What regulation governs the application of the registration numbers to aircraft registered in the United States? Far part 45.
Other than appearance, what is another reason for touching up painted surfaces? Reduction or elimination of General corrosion problems.
What references should be used to determine if a control surface must be checked and/or balanced after painting? The manufacturer's service manual.
What would be the effect if dope was used over paint or enamel? The dope tends to dissolve these materials.
What are the three most commonly used methods of applying paint? Dipping, brushing, and spraying.
What is the effect on paint finishes if too much drier is added to the paint? The paint film will be brittle and tend to crack and peel.
What paint system(s) may be used with epoxy topcoats? Any paint system in good condition.
Created by: Big.Bear.M
Popular Aviation sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards