(7) Inspect rotor blades for damage. Inspection criteria will be per the appropriate aircraft maintenance manual.
(8) Repair blades a necessary, within guidelines as per the appropriate aircraft maintenance manuals and/or
other special repair procedures published by AVSCOM.
b. Other Inspections.
(1) Aircraft equipped with deice systems, return system to operative condition and test for proper operation in
accordance with the appropriate aircraft maintenance manual.
(2) Confirm track and balance of the rotor system after removing the protective tape. Use procedures for track
and balance per the appropriate aircraft maintenance manual.
Section III. AGCOAT POLYURETHANE COATING
AGCOAT is distinguished from TASK L-100 by color. AGCOAT is black, whereas
TASK L-100 is coffee colored.
Volatile and toxic fumes occur when using solvents, causing both a fire and
Provide proper ventilation and protective clothing, including eye shield, when
using solvents. Avoid breathing vapors and skin contact as much as possible.
Wash contacted skin with soap and water. If solvent contacts eyes, flush them
with clean water and get immediate medical help.
Consult U.S. Army Environmental Hygiene Agency (U.S. AEHA) Technical Guide
Operations 144 Guideline for Controlling Health Hazards in Paint Operations and
the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for guidance. Use respiration protective
(1) Saturate coating surface with methyl-ethyl-ketone (MEK) and scrape coating off with a plastic scraper while
soft. (See view B of figure 4-1 for local manufacturing of scraper.)
(2) Make final surface wipe with a clean cloth dampened with MEK.
To prevent damage to blade bonding, do not allow solvent to seep into bonded
joints. Cloths wet with MEK should not be left Iying on blade.