REPAIR TENT FABRIC ASSEMBLIES - Contd
Entrance Way Wall
Entrance Way/Window Wall Liner
Frame Transport Bag
Fabric Transport Bag
Tent Pin Container
Repair all rips, tears, or holes up to 6" in length by sewing or patching using the tools and materials in the tentage repair
kit. Replace missing or deformed grommets. Replace tie tape, tent lines, and slips as necessary. Follow the procedures
in FM 10-16 to make these repairs. Turn in fabric assemblies to direct support maintenance to repair/replace buckle
assemblies, straps, chape and tears, holes 6" or larger, and ripped seams.
Apply seam sealer to repaired areas as follows:
Do not smoke or use seam sealer or solvent near open flame.
Be sure to observe all warnings and instructions that come with sealer and solvent.
Use seam sealer and solvent in an open, well ventilated area, away from sources of combustion. Avoid
direct sunlight if possible.
Tent can be erected or fabric assemblies can be removed and laid flat.
Do not use a foam brush. Use a bristle brush only.
Sealer may be applied to outside or inside of fabric assemblies.
Sealer should only be applied to new stitches, patches, etc., or those areas that have shown water
Two light coats of sealant are more effective than one thick coat. Do not use excessive amounts of