Developing new anti-microbial solutions for aircraft fuel tanks
MICTEST develops new protocols for coatings, materials and components of aircraft fuel tanks to control microbial development.
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What is being done?
DEFINE MICROBIAL PRESENCE IN FUEL TANKS
QUALIFY COATINGS & MATERIALS
DEVELOP NEW PROTOCOLS
SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL GUIDELINES
Objectives of MICTEST:
- Determine antimicrobial properties by assessing bio-contamination levels
- Qualify the degradation of materials in aircraft fuel systems
- Characterize the performance of functionalized coatings
- Evaluate the effect of biocontamination on materials and coatings and vice versa