Cypher Environmental passes Boeing conformity test
Aviation is the latest industry that Cypher Environmental has invested in creating a more sustainable approach to the design and management of runway and helipad infrastructure. In remote locations found around the world, like in Northern Canada, small towns, remote mine camps, most airstrips, runways, helipads and tarmacs are unpaved.
Even in these remote areas, the highest safety standards are still expected, which explains why the commercial aviation industry is one of the most investigated and monitored forms of transportation in the world.
About BOEING D6 – 14787 conformity
It’s important that planes perform at their highest capability, so it’s safe for the passengers and crew. In order for a product to be used on a runway or around an airport, it must prove that it won’t affect the performance of the plane by passing the following four tests:
The sandwich corrosion test:
This test evaluates how corrosive aircraft maintenance chemicals are when they land between faying surfaces, like aluminum alloys, which are commonly used for aircraft structures.
The crazing test:
This tests for cracks on the surface of a material.
The paint softening test:
This determines if the product will soften or impact the paint on the aircraft in any way.
The hydrogen embrittlement test:
This tests the embrittlement of metal after being exposed to hydrogen.
Cypher Environmental’s products meet all four criteria, which enabled us to get a passing grade and successfully meet the conformity standards. With these results in mind, not only will our aviation-based customers have the assurance that their aircraft will not be harmed, but the same extends to all other clients around the world in other industries that have expensive equipment and vehicles using their treated roads.
Our Competitive Advantage
Dust Stop® is substantially lower in cost than other dust control products currently on the market with this BOEING D6 – 14787 conformity.
After several conversations with our long-standing and potential customers, we knew it was important to introduce our concentrated technologies to the market to allow for this substantial cost-savings to be captured by our clients, both in terms of product costs and logistics – Dust Stop® is mixed with several parts water prior to application, so requires much less volume to be shipped to these remote locations.
Beyond the cost savings, as Cypher continues to grow in the global dust control and soil stabilization arena, we continue to work to differentiate ourselves from the competition by creating better performing technologies, and always holding true to our core value of sustainability — meaning that we only develop technologies with no negative environmental impacts. The acquisition of the BOEING D6 14787 conformity gives helps our product stand out from our largest global competitor and most globally recognized product(s) for dust control.
Road salts, known as calcium chloride and magnesium chloride, are highly corrosive and are unable to meet even a single standard in the BOEING conformity tests. We are happy to be able to share this standard with all global clients to help them understand the reduced environmental impact they are having on the surrounding community through the use of our solutions.