REPAIR OF SHELTER PANEL PUNCTURE - NO CORE DAMAGE
To avoid injury to personnel, safety glasses must be
worn during drilling and sanding operations.
4. Fill the puncture and surrounding dented area with body filler using a putty knife.
5. Allow the resin to cure thoroughly (approximately one hour depending on ambient air
temperature) in accordance with manufacturers recommendations.
6. Use an oscillating sander and sand the repaired area to a flat, smooth finish, flush with
the contour of the skin surface.
Drilling creates metal chips which may enter eyes and
cause serious injury. Eye protection is required.
Make sure drill but has a stop attached which will
prohibit the drill from exceeding a depth of 5/8 inch.
7. Locate the aluminum patch to the shelter and drill holes for 3/16 inch pop-rivets (#11 drill)
through the patch and the skin of the shelter (approximately one inch spacing between
centers and inch from the edge).
To avoid injury to personnel, gloves must be worn when
working with polysulfide sealer.
8. Dip pop-rivets in polysulfide sealer, and use a pop-rivet gun to secure aluminum patch to
9. Remove the excess polysulfide sealer squeezed out during the riveting process.
10. Apply polysulfide sealer around perimeter of patch.
11. Prime and paint the repaired surface in accordance with local Standard Operating
END OF WORK PACKAGE
0031 00-3/(4 Blank)