Wipe sanded surface with clean cloth (Item 5, Appendix E) dampened
in solvent (Item 20, Appendix E) and immediately wipe solvent from surface
with a clean, dry cloth.
Mask sanded surface with masking tape (Item 22, Appendix E).
Mix small quantity of adhesive in accordance with manufacturers
Using spatula or putty knife, fill damaged area with adhesive.
Apply external heat source at 200°F (93.3°C) for 40 to 60 minutes to
fully cure adhesive.
Sand surface of cured adhesive to conform to surrounding area.
Remove masking tape and clean repaired surface.
Refinish in accordance with paragraph 4-43)
REPAIR OF PUNCTURE WITH MINIMAL DAMAGE TO CORE.
The following procedure covers repair of puncture
in any shelter panel skin with minimal core damage,
(damaged area not exceeding 14 square in. (90.3 sq cm)).
Use hand router to cut patches and openings.
1/8 (3. 18 mm)
Dry panel per paragraph 4-31, if required.
Using portable electric router, Appendix B,
Item 15, cut aluminum patch (Item 4, Appendix E) one
inch larger all around than damaged area.
W A R N I N G
1/2 (12.7 mm)
Wear safety goggles for eye protection from
flying metal chips.
1" (25.4 mm)
Layout and drill holes as shown.
Center patch over damaged area and mark patch outline on panel skin.
Sand all paint from damaged panel skin within marked area, with
sandpaper (Item 17, Appendix E).