Place aluminum plate over cloth backed
For air cure, place C-clamp 8 inches
(20 cm) or larger over aluminum plate
and under table or bench.
Center repair patch. Tighten C-clamp
until cement is forced out around repair
Air cure repair patch for 72 hours.
Repair can be heat cured by placing a
curing iron between aluminum plate and
Cure for two hours at 240°F ( 160°C).
Allow iron to cool 15 to 20 minutes before
Remove C-clamp. curing iron (if used),
aluminum plate. and cloth backed foam
rubber from repair patch.
Use a damp cloth or sponge to remove
cellophane from repair patch.
Check repair patch for poor bond or loose
edges. Loose edge of up to 1/4 inch
(6 mm) is allowed.
Buff off repair patch loose edge, if not
more than 1/4 inch (6 mm).
If repair patch loose edge is more than
1/4 inch (6 mm), cement and cure edge
Repair blisters as follows:
Do not cut bladder fabric outer lining.
Do not repair blister larger than 3 inches
Carefully cut out section of inner liner
that covers blister area.
Cut patch to fill section of inner liner that
Apply cement. Install repair patch in the
same way as the repair of a puncture, cut
or abrasion (page 417).
Cut a cover patch that is 2 inches (5 cm)
larger than the inner patch.
Install cover patch in the same way as
the repair of a puncture, cut or abrasion