REPAIR COMPOSITE WEATHER-PROTECTIVE COVER (AVIM)
Clean area of finish removal on both sides of
cover (1). Use clean cloths (E120) damp with
acetone (E20). Wipe area dry with clean dry
cloth. Repeat until there is no residue on dry
Cut two pieces of fiberglass laminate (E168.1)
(34) for each side of cover (1) large enough to
overlap adhesive (33) 1.0 inch in all directions.
Prepare new mixture of adhesive. (Refer to steps
106 thru 109.)
Cover each side of puncture repair as follows:
Apply a coat of adhesive to cured adhesive
(33) and area of finish removal.
Remove protective film from each side of two
fiberglass laminate pieces (34). Carefully pull
at right angle to direction of fibers.
Center one piece (34) over repair. Press
down against cover (1).
Apply adhesive over installed piece (34).
Position second piece on installed piece so
that fiber orientation between pieces is 45º.
Press down against installed piece.
Bond and cure repair. (Refer to steps 110 thru