4-5. FUEL TANK REPAIR (continued).
Using hardwood depressor, thoroughly
saturate the smallest glass cloth (4)
with puttylike regenerated silica-cement
mix and-place it over screen (3).
Place piece of release film on glass
cloth patch (4) and, with hardwood
depressor, work out air pockets. Work
from center of patch (4) outward.
Remove release film.
Repeat steps 5 through 11 for second glass cloth patch (4) application.
Saturate remaining glass cloth patches with epoxy cement without silica and apply to hole (1).
Repeat steps 10 and 11 to remove air pockets for any remaining patches.
During the first hour of curing, temperature should not exceed 100°F (38°C) or glass
cloth may not adhere.
Curing time will increase in temperatures below 70°F (21°C).
Allow completed glass cloth patch (4) to cure undisturbed for 16 to 24 hours.
Drycleaning solvent P-D-680 is toxic and flammable. Always wear protective
goggles and gloves, and use in a well-ventilated area. Avoid contact with skin, eyes,
and clothes, and DO NOT breathe vapors.
DO NOT use near open flames or
excessive heat. If you become dizzy while using drycleanlng solvent Immediately
get fresh air and medical help. If solvent contacts your eyes, wash them immediately
and get medical help. Failure to follow this warning can result in injury or death.
Dry/cure freshly painted materials only in well-ventilated or unoccupied areas for a
minimum of 30 minutes to allow solvents to flash off. All personnel who work in or
near a spray-painting booth must wear a NIOSH approved respirator as well as
personnel protective equipment when spiny-painting operations are unerway.
There will be no open flame or spark-producing equipment (e.g., electric sander)
within a 20-foot radius of any spray-painting area. There will be NO SMOKING
signs posted in and around a 50-foot radius of spray-painting activities and paint
Immediately after working with fiberglass and resin, thoroughly wash any exposed
skin surfaces. Fiberglass particles in the skin are extremely difficult to remove and
can cause irritation and infection. If fiber particles are embedded in the skin, DO NOT
SCRUB. RINSE IN WARM SOAPY WATER AND SEEK MEDICAL ASSISTANCE.
Failure to follow this waming can result in serious illness or death.