SkyScraper and Seat Track Scraper (by Elixair) are approved plastic (POM or ULTEM) scrapers used as a tool in the removal of cured sealant and adhesives. Fluted SkyScraper can be re-sharpened multiple times using the SkyMill Revolution portable sharpening machine, making them extremely cost effective.
Available with an ergonomic SkyGrip handle, SkyScraper have proven to be a cost effective and popular asset in the sealant removal process, and will not damage or scribe/scratch aircraft substrates or painted surfaces.
SkyScraper are protected by patents and come in a range of different sizes and varieties. They are composed of different types of plastic in order to accommodate all working environments, including a specifically designed scraper for cleaning seat tracks.
SkyScraper Key Features
- Easy to use and work in conjunction with the SkyGrip – an ergonomic interchangeable rubberised grip which is specifically designed to help reduce carpal tunnel syndrome and other injuries caused by repetitive tool use.
- Can help to reduce foreign object damage/debris (FOD) issues.
- Safe alternative to metallic scrapers – will not damage surfaces.
- Fluted SkyScraper can be re-sharpened using the SkyMill Revolution and SkyEdgit sharpening devices.
- Quick release interchangeable tools and various length extension handles for ease of use and operator comfort.
Additional Tools & Accessories
In addition to SkyScrapers, Socomore haa a variety of tools and accessories for applying sealant, and removing sealant and adhesive tape residues:
- Seat Track scrapers are scrapers specifically designed for cleaning seat tracks.
- The SkyGrip is an ergonomic interchangeable rubberised grip handle for use with all SkyScraper and Seat Track scrapers.
- The SkyTube is an extension handle designed to fit a SkyScraper on one end with a SkyGrip on the other end, enabling you to remove sealants and adhesives from high up and difficult to reach places.
- SkyCarrier and SkyBlade are used for the effective removal of sealant and adhesive tapes. SkyBlade slot into the SkyCarrier and are used for those difficult to reach places. SkyCarrier have a quick release interchangeable slot for different sized SkyBlade.
- The SkyExtendable Handle is an extension handle that reaches 2-4’ (61 cm-122 cm) for hard to reach places.
- The SkyExtendable Handle Adaptor is a specially designed tool to enable a SkyScraper to be fitted onto the SkyExtendable Handle for difficult to reach places.
- The SkyViz is a UV clip that attaches to SkyScrapers. It will fluoresce under light for easy detection in wing tanks, etc.
- The SkyPlane is a comfortable handle for use with SkyScrapers. It absorbs pressure during the sealant removal process, helping to prevent carpal tunnel syndrome.
- Use SkySpreader, SkySpatula and SkySmoother for the easy application of sealants, adhesives and liquid shim materials.