CAB PANELS REPAIRS. (Continued)
Mix filler on formica, teflon or other
If the filler is pockmarked, do not use
hard surface. Do not work on a porous
glazing putty. Apply another layer of
surface such as cardboard.
body filler as covered in steps (1)
through (5) before applying the glazing
(2) Work the filler (Appendix D, Item 12b)
into the repaired surface making sure to
fill all voids and remove large air bubbles.
(7) Allow the glazing putty to cure under heat
gun. Finish by sanding with sandpaper
(Appendix D, Item 28).
Allow filler to extend above the original
surface to allow for shrinkage.
(3) When the filler (Appendix D, Item 12b) is
Compressed air used for cleaning or
firm to the touch file off the excess, still
drying can create airborne particles that
leaving the filler level slightly above that
may enter the eyes. Pressure shall not
of the original surface.
exceed 30 psi (206 kPa). Wearing of
goggles is required to avoid injury to
(8) Clean the area with air. Spot prime the
Keep heat source at least 12 inches
surface and wet sand with sandpaper
away from the repair area.
(Appendix D, Item 28). Complete the
repair by painting (Appendix D, Item 33a)
(4) Pre-shrink the filler, using a heat gun. A
minimum temperature of 49° (120° ) is
required for shrinkage.
(5) Sand the filler with sandpaper (Appendix
D, Item 38) until it is smooth and even
with the original surface.
(6) If the filler (Appendix D, Item 12b) is
slightly porous, apply a thin coat of
glazing putty (Appendix D, Item 36a).