The most effective seals against corrosion completely protect structures, assemblies, and the surface areas around them from corrosive agents like moisture and water. Av-DEC sealing systems were designed to do just that. They are engineered for immediate use during installation, repairs, and maintenance. These Av-DEC sealing systems include the HI-TAK TripleSeal, HI-TAK QuadSeal, Floorboard Sealing System, and Dual Wrap Connector Sealing System. These systems consist of two or more award-winning Av-DEC gaskets and sealants which, when applied together, form a complete seal.
Av-DEC sealing systems are best applied on structures located in areas that are highly susceptible to corrosion or which require extensive protection against corrosion to ensure the aircraft functions properly. Depending on the specific application's requirements, service bureaus and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) can choose systems with conductive gaskets or systems with non-conductive gaskets. Other options include fire-retardant sealing systems and systems with sprayable sealants. The benefits of choosing an Av-DEC Sealing System include:
Av-DEC Sealing systems include pre-cured polyurethane sealants which can be easily applied and removed during routine inspections. The easy application procedures make these systems the perfect choice for real-time maintenance and repair tasks. OEMs can also use Av-DEC sealing systems for extensive installation activities to ensure aircraft structures, such as antennas, are completely impervious to corrosion right from the start. Av-DEC sealing systems provide the following benefits:
The first Av-DEC sealing system was designed for use on military aircraft structures. The HI-TAK Antenna Gasket TripleSeal successfully ensured the military aircraft structures to which it was applied were protected for extended durations. This success led to the use of Av-DEC sealing systems in commercial and private aircraft for installation, maintenance, and repair activities. Other benefits of Av-DEC Sealing Systems include:
Av-DEC HI-TAK Antenna Gasket TripleSeal is a sealing system that delivers a complete polyurethane seal to structures and surfaces. The system consists of the Av-DEC conductive or non-conductive gasket, the HI-TAK StretchSeal PRS, and Self-Leveling Green. These three polyurethane sealants form a complete seal on surfaces, cables, and aircraft structures that entirely prevents the ingress of water.
Av-DEC HI-TAK QuadSeal sealing system is a combination of four exceptional sealing solutions dedicated to creating a complete barrier against corrosion. The HI-TAK QuadSeal system consists of either a conductive or non-conductive pre-cured gasket, Self-Leveling Green, StretchSeal PRS, and Thixoflex Black. Maintenance, repair, and installation teams can use this sealing system to prevent moisture from attacking the most vulnerable portions of an aircraft.
Av-DEC Floorboard Sealing Systems were built to prevent corrosion in areas that experience constant traffic. The sealing system consists of a mixture of polyurethane-based liquid sealants and polyurethane rolled sealants (PRS) that work together to prevent corrosion.
Connectors and the interfaces between connector and aircraft surfaces can be completely protected from water and moisture ingress using the Dual Wrap Connector Sealing system. The Dual Wrap system consists of two or more polyurethane rolled sealants which can be applied to prevent corrosion. Av-DEC PRS products are pre-cured and can be die-cut and used as gaskets when required, making them very versatile products.