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3M™ Aerospace Surface Pre-Treatment AC-131, CB, 1 pt Kit, 10 Each/Case

Hisco #:AC-131-CB-1PT-31180

MFG #:AC-131

Made in the USA
This product is often used in the aerospace industry. Please refer to spec information in the product description for more detail.
No Cancel, No Returns. Orders placed for this product are non-refundable and cannot be cancelled.
Our Price: $142.30 KT
List Price: 162.62 KT
Manufacturer Lead Time When Not In Stock120 days
Minimum Order QTY: 10
Item must be ordered in multiples of 10
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3M™ Surface Pre-Treatment AC-131 is a non-chromated coating for use on aluminum, steel, and titanium alloys. Our solution gelation, or sol-gel, system effectively improves adhesion between the metallic surface, and epoxy or and polyurethane-based organic coatings. This water-based formula meets high performance aircraft paint application requirements.

Difficult Made Easy
Hazardous waste is detrimental on many levels, including the burden it places on costs. But many of the current surface prep techniques produce significant amounts of hazardous waste. 3M™ Surface Pre-Treatment AC-131 can help you maintain a competitive edge by reducing hazardous waste and its associated costs while helping to improve adhesion between the metal surface and the coating system. This sol-gel system is proven to significantly reduce rivet rash - the loss of paint on rivet heads that occurs on forward aircraft sections prepped with inferior paint pre-treatment products and applications. Rivet rash increases the risk of corrosion and diminishes the overall appearance of an aircraft. When used with leading aerospace primers and topcoats, 3M AC-131 Surface Pre-Treatment provides equivalent or better wet and dry adhesion performance over many other surface preparation techniques used in both OEM and repair/repaint applications. AC-131 Pre-Treatment is easy to apply either by brush, dip or spray and cures under ambient conditions.

An Environmentally Responsible Alternative
3M™ Surface Pre-Treatment AC-131 offers significant water reduction during use and a total cost reduction compared to conventional processes. And it is both water-based and non-chromated, making 3M AC-131 an environmentally responsible alternative to traditional conversion coatings.

Advantages


Eliminates chromates from surface pre-treatment process
Proven to significantly reduce rivet rash
Process time savings over conventional conversion coating applications
Reduces water use – no rinsing required
Total cost reduction
Water-based and non-chromated


 

Our Best for Your Best
3M is proud to partner with organizations across the spectrum of aerospace and related industries. Enabling efficiencies, reducing process times and lowering aircraft weight is how we execute our never-ending mission to offer best-in-class adhesives, sealants, surface protection products and composite resins that effectively reduce costs on multiple fronts. Professionals across the industry know the numerous advantages of 3M Aerospace. Our brand is widely recognized for the highest standards of quality and performance, adding value to the final results. By engineering reliability, longevity and value into all of our products, we have a history of saving money by reducing waste, rework and time.

3M AC-131 Features:
  • Helps reduce labor time and water usage; no scrubbing or rinsing required
  • Reduces rivet paint loss compared to other conversion coating products and preparation methods
  • Compatible with existing application techniques; brush, spray or dip
  • Qualified to multiple customer specs throughout the aerospace industry
  • Available in both blue (AC-131 BB) and clear (AC-131 CB) versions
3M AC-131 Specifications:
  • Color: Transparent
  • Package Quantity: 10 KIT
  • Part Number: AC-131

Product Description

3M™ Surface Pre-Treatment AC-131 is a non-chromated coating for use on aluminum, steel, and titanium alloys. Our solution gelation, or sol-gel, system effectively improves adhesion between the metallic surface, and epoxy or and polyurethane-based organic coatings. This water-based formula meets high performance aircraft paint application requirements.

Difficult Made Easy
Hazardous waste is detrimental on many levels, including the burden it places on costs. But many of the current surface prep techniques produce significant amounts of hazardous waste. 3M™ Surface Pre-Treatment AC-131 can help you maintain a competitive edge by reducing hazardous waste and its associated costs while helping to improve adhesion between the metal surface and the coating system. This sol-gel system is proven to significantly reduce rivet rash - the loss of paint on rivet heads that occurs on forward aircraft sections prepped with inferior paint pre-treatment products and applications. Rivet rash increases the risk of corrosion and diminishes the overall appearance of an aircraft. When used with leading aerospace primers and topcoats, 3M AC-131 Surface Pre-Treatment provides equivalent or better wet and dry adhesion performance over many other surface preparation techniques used in both OEM and repair/repaint applications. AC-131 Pre-Treatment is easy to apply either by brush, dip or spray and cures under ambient conditions.

An Environmentally Responsible Alternative
3M™ Surface Pre-Treatment AC-131 offers significant water reduction during use and a total cost reduction compared to conventional processes. And it is both water-based and non-chromated, making 3M AC-131 an environmentally responsible alternative to traditional conversion coatings.

Advantages


Eliminates chromates from surface pre-treatment process
Proven to significantly reduce rivet rash
Process time savings over conventional conversion coating applications
Reduces water use – no rinsing required
Total cost reduction
Water-based and non-chromated


 

Our Best for Your Best
3M is proud to partner with organizations across the spectrum of aerospace and related industries. Enabling efficiencies, reducing process times and lowering aircraft weight is how we execute our never-ending mission to offer best-in-class adhesives, sealants, surface protection products and composite resins that effectively reduce costs on multiple fronts. Professionals across the industry know the numerous advantages of 3M Aerospace. Our brand is widely recognized for the highest standards of quality and performance, adding value to the final results. By engineering reliability, longevity and value into all of our products, we have a history of saving money by reducing waste, rework and time.

3M AC-131 Features:
  • Helps reduce labor time and water usage; no scrubbing or rinsing required
  • Reduces rivet paint loss compared to other conversion coating products and preparation methods
  • Compatible with existing application techniques; brush, spray or dip
  • Qualified to multiple customer specs throughout the aerospace industry
  • Available in both blue (AC-131 BB) and clear (AC-131 CB) versions
3M AC-131 Specifications:
  • Color: Transparent
  • Package Quantity: 10 KIT
  • Part Number: AC-131

Technical Information

Brand3M
ApplicationsPaint Preparation; Sealing; Surface Preparation
ColorTransparent
Container TypeCan
Material CompatibilityMetal; Epoxy; Polyurethane
OdorPart A:Vinegar; Part B:Slight
Package Quantity10 KIT
Physical FormLiquid
Primary ColorClear
Product TypeConversion Coating
SeriesAC-131
Shelf Life365 Days From Date of Manufacture
Specific Gravity1 (Part A); 1.07 (Part B)
Storage ConditionsStore Away from Heat; Store Away from Oxidizing Agents; Store Away from Amines
VOCs ContentPart A:530.2 g/L; Part B:21.4 g/L
Weight: 1.5
Country Of Origin: US
Our Price: $142.30 KT
List Price: 162.62 KT
 
Minimum Order QTY: 10
Item must be ordered in multiples of 10
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