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Cut out damaged area with a power jig using a fine tooth, metal blade.
Fiberglass dust is extremely abrasive. Areas near the repair must be covered and
protected from fiberglass dust and resin. Respirators, gloves and goggles must be
worn at all times. failure to comply may result in injury or death.
During grinding steps, look for whitish areas which indicate delamination. These areas
must be removed during repair. If during preparation it is discovered the damage extends
through the laminate, a Type 2 (WP 0283 00), Type 3 (WP 0284 00) or Type 4
(WP 0285 00) repair should be performed, as necessary.
Using a grinder or disc sander, grind and sand the cutout edges to a minimum 20º included angle.
Prepare repair patch for application.
The thickness of the repair patch and components to be used depends of the portion of the
hull being repaired.
The following steps are typical for the application of a fiberglass patch.
Table 1. Lay-Out Details.
1 oz. Mat
2. AFTER PREPARATION
3. REPAIR COMPLETE