REPLACE BLADE FAIRING TIP SECTION
Adhesive used in the manufacturing of
some fiberglass rotor blades contain
asbestos. During blade repair, strict
adherence to all safety procedures
when working with asbestos must
be complied with (applies to blade
serial number A-1-0001 to 1465 and
A-2-0001 to 1473 only).
Section outline can be square,
rectangular, or triangular to suit shape
Mark outline of damaged section of blade (1) to
be cut away on both sides of blade. Observe
Remove finish 3-1/2 inches outside of marked-off
area on both sides of blade. Use sanding block
and abrasive paper (E6). Use acetone (E20) if
needed to soften finish. Complete finish removal
with abrasive paper (E7). Wear gloves (E186).
Do not sand through wire mesh (2).
Remove marked-off section (3) of blade. Use a
hacksaw or power coping saw.