REPAIR COMPOSITE WEATHER-PROTECTIVE COVER (AVIM)
At this point, repair surface may
consist of flush core or fiberglass
laminate. Laminate shown.
Cut two pieces of fiberglass laminate (E168.1)
(19) large enough to overlap core (15) or
laminate piece (18) 1.0 inch in all directions.
If cutout is not circular, cut pieces so that fiber
orientation between pieces will be 45º when they
Apply coat of adhesive to top of laminate piece
(18) or core plug (15), as applicable, and to
surrounding area of cover (1) to within 0.5 inch
of finish removal line.
Remove protective film from each side of two
fiberglass laminate pieces (19). Carefully pull at
right angle to direction of fibers.
Laminate pieces must be installed
so that fiber orientation between the
two pieces will be 45º when they are
Coat underside of one laminate piece (19) with
adhesive. Center piece over repair area and
press in place.
Apply adhesive to top of installed piece (19) and
underside of second piece. Position second
piece on first and press in place.
Bond and cure repair. (Refer to steps 110 thru