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Paint Removal


Proper paint removal in an integral part of the process in achieving quality, long lasting airfield markings. Using top-of-the-line hydroblasters and/or shotblasters, Hi-Lite removes the existing layers affected by...

Other contaminants that can affect coating adhesion include;

  • contaminants
  • improper application
  • loads and/or infrequent use

Hi-Lite’s proven methods, modern equipment, and professional technicians, offer high production rates, as well as cost-effective and environmentally friendly results, while setting new standards of excellence in surface preparation.


Hydroblasting
Hi-Lite Airfield Services has a full complement of surface preparation equipment. Our modern hydroblasting equipment is truck mounted and capable of 2,000 to 40,000 psi. The key to Hi-Lite’s productivity is the ability to blast 8 inches to 6 feet wide at a time.

Our state-of-the-art hydroblast units can quickly remove...

  • curing compound
  • conflicting, obsolete markings
  • heavy paint build-up
  • mold, mildew and algae

Clean up is achieved with a vacuum sweeper that collects the debris, eliminating dangerous FOD.


Shotblasting
Hi-Lite uses the Blastrac 2-4800 DH shot blaster. This powerful machine strips, cleans and profiles areas up to 4 feet in width simultaneously. Airborne dust and contaminants are collected and contained in the machine’s HEPA filters for easy disposal.