ARMY TM 5-5420-212-10-1
MARINE CORPS TM 08676A-10/1-1
Mix epoxy base and pitch curing agent parts by volume, or weight. DO NOT THIN.
Only mix sufficient for requirements. Pot life of mix is approximately 3 to 4 hours at 68oF (20oC).
Remove damaged coating(s) until the aluminum surface is reached.
Roughen surface with crocus cloth.
Apply coat of epoxy pitch at approximate rate of 4 1/2 oz/yd2 (150 gm/m2), and allow to air dry for
approximately thirty minutes.
Liberally cover epoxy pitch coating with bauxite grit at an approximate rate of 3 Ib/yd2 (1500 gm/m2), and
allow coating/bauxite grit to dry for twelve hours.
Lightly brush off any loose grit.
Apply further coat of epoxy pitch at approximate rate of 20 oz/yd2 (750 gm/m2), and allow seven days to
Stacking is permitted during the seven day period, provided that no contact is made with the treated
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