TM 5-5430-211-13 & P
4-5 PERMANENT REPAIR OF DAMAGE TO TANK BODY - CONTINUED
Mix the adhesive (2 parts) in a suitable container.
Apply the mixture with a brush to the buffed areas.
Allow the adhesive to dry until tacky.
Apply a second coat of adhesive.
When tacky apply the patch to the tank body.
Ensure no air is trapped between the body and the patch .
Roll the patch down well starting from the center and working outwards.
Allow the patch to cure for 12 hours before use or testing for leaks.