REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS USING FIBER GLASS MATERIAL
Figure 21. - Opening Cracked Area
Figure 22. - Small Fracture - Damaged Material
Figure 23 - Cutting Away Damaged Material -
If panel is out of alignment, realign it with C-
clamps or other clamping device (Figure 24).
Figure 24. - Aligning Panel - (Crack Shown - Typical)
Mask off undamaged surface, leaving a working
area of approximately 5 inches surrounding the
damaged area (Figure 25).
NOTE - Steps 4 through 10 describe the
procedure for forming a backing patch using
the outside surface of the damaged area. If
the Inner surface of the damaged area Is
accessible, it is preferable to form the patch
to the Inner surface In the same manner.
Figure 25. - Masking Undamaged Area
Cut a piece of plastic separating film large
enough to extend approximately 3 inches
beyond the edge of the repair area. Tape the
film to the outside repair surface (Figure 26).