REPAIR OF SHELTER DENT
THIS WORK PACKAGE COVERS:
General Mechanics Tool Kit (WP 0042, Table 2, Item 1)
Oscillating Sander (WP 0042, Table 2, Item 7)
Alcohol, Isopropyl (WP 0044, Table 1, Item 7)
Polysulfide sealer (WP 0044, Table 1, Item 2)
Commercial Body Filler (WP 0044, Table 1, Item 8)
To avoid injury to personnel, safety glasses must be
worn during drilling and sanding operations.
Alcohol solvents are flammable. Keep away from heat,
sparks and open flame. Keep containers closed when
not in use. Use only in well ventilated areas. Avoid
prolonged breathing of vapors or repeated contact with
Using an oscillating sander, roughen the area to be repaired.
100 square inches in area and located between structural
members. To determine whether a large or deep dent is
between structural members, tap area with finger. A
structural member has a tight drum-like sound while the
area between has a soft sound between members.
Extensive damage such as denting or buckling of the
exterior shelter skin (which displaces the opposite shelter
skin), generally constitutes an unrepairable type of