At airports, ground service crews use air adapter chutes to circulate the pre-conditioned air for an aircraft. These air adapter chutes are connected to the aircraft via pre-conditioned air (PCA) gaskets.
Traditional PCA gaskets are made using plastic, foam, urethane, metal, or sometimes Teflon, and are prone to chip, break, or tear. To avoid these issues, Globe Composite created all-composite PCA sealing devices based on technology developed for the military.
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