REPAIR TITANIUM NOSE CAP CRACKS (AVIM)
Mix adhesive in polyethylene cup (E157)
until color is uniform. Use tongue depressor
Apply adhesive (E43) to a 1-1/2 inch wide strip
(12) on both sides of crack. Adhesive should
extend to full chordwise depth of nose cap (3).
Sealant (E336) can irritate skin and
cause burns. Avoid contact with skin,
eyes, or clothing. In case of contact,
immediately flush skin or eyes with
water for at least 15 minutes. Get
medical attention for eyes.
Apply sealant (E336) to a 1 inch wide strip (13)
on either side of adhesive (E43) (12). Total width
of adhesive and sealant should be 5 inches.
Position scrim cloth (E325) (11) centered over
crack. Tamp scrim cloth into adhesive and
sealant until cloth is completely saturated. More
adhesive can be added to obtain heavy coat.
Remove peel ply from repair doubler (8).
Spread ends of repair doubler (8) slightly and
position over repair area. Press doubler (8) firmly
against leading edge of cap (3).