2-6. SEALING COMPOUNDS AND ADHESIVES REMOVAL, APPLICATION, CURING, AND
a. Remove cured adhesive as follows:
Use 400 grit abrasive paper when sanding
(1) Sand surface with 180 grit abrasive
(2) Scrape surface with knife.
(3) Clean surface with cloth and isopropyl
APPLICATION (Work life is 35 to 50 minutes after
mixing at 67 to 87°F.)
b. Clean surfaces with cloth and isopropyl
c. Wipe surfaces with cloth and
d. Mix epoxy kit by one of the following
(1) Mix equal length beads of base and
(2) Mix 3 parts base and 1 part hardener by
e. Apply adhesive with knife or putty knife.
Remove excess uncured adhesive using a
cloth and isopropyl alcohol.
f. Cure adhesive for 24 hours at 67 to 87°F.
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10. ADHESIVE SEALANT, SILICONE, RTV
Flammable, toxic, irritating. Can cause
breathing problems, eye damage.
Dont: Use near flames or sparks, let it get
on skin, or breathe vapors.
Do: Use in well-ventilated area, close
containers when not using. Wear acid-type
safety goggles, rubber gloves, and rubber
If it contacts skin or eyes, wash affected
areas with running water. Get medical help
If you experience any breathing problems,
get to fresh air at once.
a. Clean surface with cloth and acetone, air
b. Apply primer within 1 hour of step a
c. Apply primer in a thin coat using a brush.
Remove excess uncured primer using a
cloth and acetone.
Do not handle primed parts with bare hands,
wear finger cots.
d. Cure primer for 1 hour at 70°F or above, or
1.5 hours at 60 to 69°F.
END OF TASK