Aero-Tech Coatings Removal, Inc. specializes in Plastic Media Blasting (PMB) and the
testing of plastic media in compliance with U.S. Military Specification MIL-P-85891A.

Physical Properties Tests
  • Ash Content
  • Infrared Spectrogram
  • Barcol Hardness
  • Shore D Hardness
  • Iron Content
  • Chlorine Content
  • Light Particulate
  • Conductivity
  • pH of Water Extract
  • Extract Content
  • Specific Gravity
  • Heavy Particulate
Product Performance Tests
  • Anti-Static Behavior
  • Product Consumption
  • Paint Stripping Rate
  • Surface Residue
  • Particle Size Distribution
  • Anti-Static Behavior
PLASTIC MEDIA MIL-P-85891A TESTING
Aero-Tech
Coatings Removal, Inc.
Quality Assurance Provisions
A media supplier must meet quality assurance provisions detailed in MIL-P-85891A
specification section 4 in order to be included on the Qualified Product List (QPL).  
Required quality assurance provisions include the following two classifications of
inspections:

1. First Article Inspection as required in specification section 4.2a with specific
requirements provided in section 4.3.  The First Article includes all the Physical Property
Tests and the Product Performance Tests listed

A First Article Inspection is currently required every two years or as directed by the
governing agency.  The latest round of testing was completed in August of 2014 and will
require all media suppliers to retest prior to July of 2017.

2. Quality Conformance Inspections as required in specification section 4.2b with specific
requirements provided in section 4.4.  The Quality Conformance Inspections consist of the
two required inspections based on lot category:

a.  Charge lot quality conformance testing as required in specification section 4.4.1.1.
b.  Finished lot quality conformance testing as required in specification section 4.4.1.2.

Contact Aero-Tech for assistance with First Article and Quality Conformance Inspections:   

Contact Aero-Tech
info@aerotechcr.com
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