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  • Getting Rubber Off the Road—or the Runway

    This article was written by  SMSgt Kevin Monkman (HQ AFCESA/CEOF) and Mr. Preston Benedyk (HQ AFCESA/CEOF) in Vol. 12 No. 3 2003 edition of the Air Force Civil Engineer publication and discusses the use of runway rubber removal on Air Force runways. Every time a fighter aircraft or cargo plane lands, its tires deposit rubber onto […]

  • Engineers Develop Miniaturized Rubber Removal Package for Runways

    The article below is from the Federal Laboratory Consortium and discusses the development of the miniaturized rubber removal package designed by Engineers with the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate Airbase Technologies Division at Tyndall Air Force Base. This system was designed to use Avion 50 detergent manufactured by Chemtek, Inc. Engineers Develop […]