CONTAINER REPAIR - CONTINUED
REPAIR OF FACE/SKIN DAMAGE TO FIBERGLASS REINFORCED PLASTICS (FRP)
MATERIAL - CONTINUED
Check exterior surface to make certain patch is flush with surrounding panel surface. Remove excess filler paste
before it hardens. Before proceeding to next step, allow resin paste to fully harden for approximately 12 hours.
Using disc sander, grind inside surface down to ply-
wood core. Mix sufficient resin and curing agent to
saturate pre-cut glass reinforcement material. Also,
brush coat ground out area. Apply glass reinforce-
ment to area and roll out brush to remove air bub-
Using disc sander, grind outside surface down to
plywood core to approximately 4 in. (102 mm) wide
around outside joint. Take glass cloth tape, saturated
with resin, and roll out.
Lightly sand joint and wipe clean. Mix a sufficient
amount of surfacing paste and catalyst and apply a
brush coat or use a putty knife. Allow to harden and
sand smooth. Cut sheet of film approximately 1/2 in.
(13 mm) larger around than repair area. Strip off
backing sheet and apply it slowly to surface with a
seam roller to eliminate all bubbles or wrinkles. Roll
outer edges to bond these firmly to panel.