REPAIR COMPOSITE WEATHER-PROTECTIVE COVER (AVIM)
PUNCTURE THROUGH ONE SKIN AND CORE (TO 1
Outline area of puncture (20) with circle or
oblong. Use pencil compass and straightedge.
Remove finish down to primer from an area
1.5 inches larger in all directions than outline
around puncture (20). Use abrasive paper (E8).
Use cloths (E120) damp with acetone (E20) as
needed to soften finish. Wear gloves (E186).
Prepare mixture of adhesive. (Refer to steps
106 thru 109.) Fill puncture (20) with adhesive
mixture to surface of cover (1).
Do not heat cover surface over 160ºF
(71ºC). Higher temperatures can
Cure adhesive at 140º - 160ºF (60º - 71ºC) for 2
hours. Use heat lamp. Monitor temperature with
temperature indicating strips (E413).
Serviceable cure can be achieved
without heat at 70º - 80ºF (21º - 27ºC)
in 24 hours.
Fair cured adhesive to surface of cover (1). Use
abrasive paper (E9).
Clean area of finish removal. Use clean cloth
(E120) damp with acetone (E20). Wipe area
dry with clean dry cloth. Repeat until there is
no residue on dry cloth.