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Breakdown of Liquid Shim Over Time

Breakdown of Liquid Shim Over Time

Breakdown of Liquid Shim Over Time

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Hello,
Has anyone seen any data related to the in-service breakdown of liquid shim in aircraft? I've seen some papers on it, but no real life reports.

TIA

RE: Breakdown of Liquid Shim Over Time

hyeh...

This is a very broad question because the answer is 'it depends'. WHAT process parameters and procedures and design elements drive the installation of shims? Inappropriate [haphazard] use of any type shims [solid metal, peel-ply-metal, paste-adhesive liquid shims or fiber-reinforced epoxy sheet, etc] can be detrimental to structure and deteriorate over time.

I'm curious...

Quote..
Has anyone seen any data related to the in-service breakdown of liquid shim in aircraft? I've seen some papers on it, but no real life reports. unquote.

WHAT papers have You read on this topic that 'don't relate to real life'? link?

Regards, Wil Taylor

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