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Select a patch (2) with a radius two in. larger than the hole or tear being repaired.
Lay inflatable tube (1) as flat as possible.
The inflatable tube is constructed of hypalon fabric. Do not use solvent based
cleaners. Failure to comply will cause damage to equipment.
The ideal environmental conditions for repairing the inflatable tube on the RHIB are less
than 60% humidity, a shaded dry area and an ambient temperature between
65° and 77°F (18° and 25°C).
Clean inflatable tube (1) with general purpose detergent four in. all the way around the damaged area.
Allow inflatable tube (1) five minutes to dry.
Lay selected patch (2) on inflatable tube (1), taking care to center it over the damaged area.
Trace an outline of patch (2) on inflatable tube (1).
Using a pumice stone, buff the area outlined on inflatable tube (1).
Using a pumice stone, buff the contact surface of patch (2).
TEAR OR HOLE