Pull the masking tape off as soon as the application is complete. Do not wait for
the coating to set. After the coating sets, masking tape removal becomes very
difficult and the edge of the coating will be rough and may debond slightly.
It is more efficient for one peon to apply the coating and the second person to
assist in mixing of the next can of coating, rotating blades, taking care of
expended cans and brushes, etc.
Successive coats may be applied as rapidly as practical, as long as the material
can be spread smoothly and evenly with the maximum build-up at the leading
Any unused kits of the coating should be retained for touch up and repair of the
(11) After the coating cures, runs and sags may be touched up using sandpaper backed by a hard sanding block.
(12) Make sure drain holes are open and free of the coating.
(13) Install tip caps per the -23 aircraft TM.
Cure time before track and balance is 8 hours.
Mixing of coated blades and uncoated blades is prohibited.