Stack parts with sufficient ventilation to allow coating to complete
the setting process. Coating may be damaged if parts are stacked
directly on top of one another before coating has set.
If stacking coated parts, use wooden blocks as spacers to assure sufficient space between parts.
Coatings can stand full chemical and mechanical stress after
seven days of normal temperatures. Coating may be damaged if
exposed to stress before it is completely dry.
Once KS 55 has hardened, it cannot be removed and used for
Store parts in the open after 48 hours of temperatures 6475°F (1824°C).
Scrub tools and equipment after each use. Dipping equipment and
tools in solution does not constitute sufficient cleaning.
Insufficient cleaning may cause damage to equipment.
Clean equipment and tools after each use with methychloroform (non-combustible).
b. Repair of Damaged Roadway Cover.
Repair damage to coating as quickly as possible. Damage to
coating may cause further damage to metal surface.
Removing coating from damaged area with scrapers and steel brushes until coating around
damaged area becomes adhesive.
Clean damaged area until all coating is removed from metal.
Wear leather gloves when mixing or coating KS 55. Skin irritation
may occur if procedure is performed without leather gloves.
Ensure proper ventilation in workshops. Injury to personnel may
occur if used in a confined area.
Wash hands and wrists with skin protectant and rub with skin
protectant ointment before and after performing task. Skin
irritation may occur if hands and wrists are not properly cleaned
Ensure area to be coated is dry.
Coat bridge in a temperature range of 6475°F (1824°C)
Coat roadway within eight hours of cleaning. If the area shows
any contamination, perform a follow-up treatment in compliance
with E 02 005 0803.
Pre-heat the area to be coated to a temperature range of 6877°F
To adapt the repaired spot to existing coating, apply a second coat
of KS 55 to the wet first coat.
Apply KS 55 with a brush to damaged area.
Apply corundum mixture per task A, steps 3 through 5.
Allow parts to dry and store in accordance with task A, steps 3 through 6.
PAINTING INSTRUCTIONS (Contd)