- - epoxy resin;
- - fiberglass;
- - acetone;
- - sanding paper.
Obtain necessary materials for the work.This epoxy adhesive prefer domestic Linings.When choosing, consider the recommendation of the seller and the instructions on the package.
find the leak in the gas tank.If it is located in a remote place, remove the fuel tank, dry it thoroughly.Place glue strip the sandpaper with a rough surface (to improve adhesion).Degrease with acetone.The quality of degreasing depends quality of gluing!
According to the instructions on the package, prepare the epoxy glue and pour it into a suitable container.If you have to do the gluing in the corners and edges of the tank, giving it a thick consistency.Cut pieces of fiberglass so that their edges protrude beyond the crack se
veral centimeters.Samu fiberglass impregnated with epoxy glue.
Begin to stick, applying fiberglass to repair area so that no bubbles.Excess resin is removed.To improve the impregnation rammed layer of glass glued butt stiff brush.Pay special attention to the first layer, from its quality will depend largely on the quality of all work performed.Before applying the first layer next, lightly and treat it with coarse sandpaper.
Glue leak several layers of fiberglass.And each successive layer should extend beyond the last 1-2 cm. After laying the next layer expectant 15-20 minutes for drying glue.Apply each layer accurately and quickly.The last layer of fiberglass impregnated with epoxy resin with the addition of the plasticizer (aluminized powder).To do this in a separate tank, mix the plasticizer and resin to a mushy consistency.Thoroughly dry the resulting patch during the day.
If desired, top spend patching plaster and painting the gas tank.This will improve the reliability of the bonding.Before applying putty and enamel surface patches treat coarse sandpaper.
toxic epoxy resin.Make sure that the workplace is well ventilated.Use protective gloves.