INSPECTION OF FUEL CELLS AND TANK BEFORE INSTALLATION
Inspection of all fuel cells and tanks
Inspect inside surface (1) and outside surface (2)
of cell, for cuts and scuffed areas.
Classify damage (Task 10-10).
Repair damage (Tasks 10-11, 10-12, and 10-15).
Inspect fitting seal surfaces (3) for nicks,
scratches and foreign materials.
Repair damage (Task 10-14).
Inspect inner lining of cell for surface mold. Pay
particular attention to isolated areas.
Clean any affected areas (Task 10-8).
Inspect interior of pod (4) for burrs, bare rivets or
any condition that could cause chafing of fuel
Epoxy primer (E292.1) is flammable
and toxic. It can irritate skin and
cause burns. Avoid inhaling. Use
only with adequate ventilation. Avoid
contact with skin, eyes, or clothing.
Keep away from heat, sparks, or open
flame. In case of contact, immediately
flush skin or eyes with water for
at least 15 minutes. Get medical
attention for eyes.
If any burrs are discovered, burnish area until
surface is smooth, and finish with two coats of
epoxy primer (E292.1) (Task 2-6). Wear gloves
If a bare rivet head or a condition that could
cause chafing is found, apply anti-chafing tape
(E383) to those areas (Task 2-337).
Inspect pod fitting seal surfaces (5) for nicks,
scratches, and foreign materials.