Sherwin-Williams Adds Bell Helicopter to Aerospace Coatings QPL Listings


Leading Helicopter Manufacturer Approves Use of SKYscapes® Basecoat-clearcoat on its Original Equipment 525 Relentless aircraft

Andover, Kan. – Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings announced that its SKYscapes® Basecoat-Clearcoat Polyurethane Enamel has been added to the QPL (Qualified Products List) for Bell Helicopter’s Procurement Specification 299-947-117 – Polyurethane Enamels – for potential use on its Bell 525 Relentless commercial aircraft.

SKYscapes® basecoat-clearcoat provides superior appearance and durability and its latest, patented technology is AMS 3095 certified. This complete paint system cures at ambient temperature in half the time of other single-stage aerospace coatings systems.

Designed to meet demanding aviation market needs, this innovative coating system provides brighter, better hiding colors than traditional paint systems and its superior technology can actually cut as much as 30 percent from OEM paint process time.

“We are proud to be added to Bell Helicopter’s Product Specification QPL list,” said Chip Mullins, Global Sales Manager of Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings. “Having worked with Textron on other programs, we understand the quality and durability their upscale products demand, and look forward to providing and servicing them with the best aircraft finishes available.”

Meeting the highest in OEM standards and qualifications, Sherwin-Williams provides innovative aerospace coatings designed to give all types of commercial, military and general aviation aircraft longer-lasting coverage with increased durability. This gives aircraft more ‘in-service’ time and allowing for longer periods between paint jobs.

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