(7) Wipe the sanded boot with a clean dry piece of cheesecloth.
(8) Inspect boot interior for any shiny areas. Sand these shiny areas again and wipe clean.
d. Vacuum Set Up. Wrap sufficient strip(s) of sealant tape around the blade chordwise to ensure a good seal for the
vacuum bag. Make sure that 4 inches of excess sealant is left hanging off the leading and trailing edges. Leave the
adhesive backing strip on the outside of the sealant tape until vacuum bag application. Apply sealant tape around the
vacuum hose manifold per the applicable illustration in figures 5-3 and 5-5. Ensure "T" fittings are positioned on the
masking tape surrounding the bond area. Tape hose into position with masking tape. Connect vacuum lines to the pump
If more than one tip cap boot is being installed, disconnect vacuum lines leading to
all additional tip caps. The only vacuum line connected should only be on the first
tip cap to be worked on. Seal off the end of the additional vacuum lines with
pieces of sealant tape.
The disconnected tip cap vacuum lines may be
reconnected as their respective tip cap boots are being installed.
e. Mixing Primer.
(1) The TASK L-100CP primer part number 25-1058-00, is contained in a single individual foil packet which
contains Part A, Part B, and a stir stick to mix them. Parts A and B are pre-measured to assure proper cure.
(2) Prepare two part primer, part number 25-1058-00, by mixing all of Part A and Part B together in the half filled
pull top can. Mix thoroughly for one minute with a stir stick scraping the sides of can frequently. When properly mixed
together the primer has a dull green color.
f. Primer Application. Using a folded, clean piece of cheesecloth, wipe a thin coat of primer evenly on the masked
off bonding area of the blade tip cap. Allow the primer to dry 5 minutes or until dry to the touch. There should be no
visible build-up of primer.
g. Mixing Adhesive Coating.
(1) The adhesive coating for the TASK L-101 boot is TASK L-100 polyurethane coating, part number 25-1004-00,
contained in individual foil packets, each of which contain Part A of the two-part coating (in a half filled pull-top can), Part
B (in a syringe with a tip cap) and a stir stick to mix them. Parts A and B are pre-measured to assure proper cure.
The adhesive coating will not wash off and can be irritating to the skin.
gloves and safety goggles when mixing and applying this product.