Table 2-5. Serviceable Limits (Self-Sealing Cells)-CONT
Blisters or ply separation between any plies
Maximum lineal dimension of 1 inch.
except liner and sealant.
Skim coat blisters.
Loose hanger straps or hanger attaching
Acceptable up to 15 percent of total area pro-
vided 1/4-inch bond is maintained around the
Loose or damaged tapes, corner patches,
Maximum allowable looseness of 1/2 inch pro-
and other outside accessories.
vided looseness does not exceed 15 percent
of total area.
Checking due to weather, ozone, dry
cracking, or surface imperfections.
Damaged grommets in accessories.
Acceptable, provided serviceability is not
Damaged through outer cord or fabric ply.
Channels or bridging of outer plies at cord or
Maximum width of 1/2 inch for full length of
Outer ply cuts or splits parallel to cords where
Not acceptable; may result in outside
cords are not damaged.
Rubber Face Fittings:
Gouges, splits, or deep indentations on the
Maximum depth of 1/16 inch by 1/16 inch
Weather checking of surfaces other than
Sealing surface without groove:
Scratches within sealing area.
Burrs on mating surface.