4-5. FUEL TANK REPAIR (continued).
25. When cure is complete, sand glass cloth patch (4) flush with surrounding surface. Clean surface with dry-cleaning
solvent and paint with fire-retardant paint.
· Wear protective goggles or face shield when using compressed air. Particles blown
by compressed air are hazardous and can cause injury.
· Compressed air used for cleaning or drying purposes, or for clearing restrictions,
should never exceed 30 psi (207 kPa). To avoid injury to personnel, wear protective
clothing (e.g., goggles/shield, gloves), and exercise caution.
26. Thoroughly flush fuel tank (2) with water and dry with low-pressure compressed air.
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 warning can result in serious illness or death.
· Install lower fuel tank (para 4-4).
· Install upper fuel tank (para 4-3).