INBOARD RIB CLOSURE AND TIP SEAL MINOR REPAIR
Cut a piece of fiberglass cloth (E130) (4 or 5) as
shown, 1/2 inch larger in all directions than the
tip seal or rib closure. If more than one piece of
cloth is used, allow pieces to overlap 1/2 inch.
On rib closure, make cutout (6) in cloth to expose
Adhesive (E43) is toxic. It can
irritate skin and cause burns. Avoid
inhaling. Use only with adequate
ventilation. 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.
Fiberglass cloth will fit with fewer
wrinkles if cloth is cut with fibers
running at 45º angle to blade chord.
Mix adhesive (E43) as follows:
For tip seal, weigh 42 grams of gray hardener
and 30 grams of white base.
For closure rib, weigh 119 grams of gray
hardener and 85 grams of white base.
Mix hardener and base in polyethylene cup
(E157). Use wood spatula (E424). Wear
Working life of adhesive is about 30
Weigh adhesive and fiberglass cloth covering.
Record the weight.