Epoxy (item 1 or 3, appx c)
Bulk issue fiberglass or epoxy kit (item 1 or 3, appx c)
Option 1: Repair of small crack or hole.
Remove all paint from around the crack.
Cover the crack and 1/4 inch or more of the surrounding area with quick-drying epoxy plastic.
Allow the epoxy to harden before running an engine. Use heat (heat lamp) to speed up curing of
Option 2: Repair of small crack or hole.
Remove all paint from around the area where metal plate is to be positioned.
Cover the area with a plate from any available metal large enough to cover the crack or hole.
Seal the edges of the plate with quick-drying epoxy.
Allow epoxy to harden before running engine.
Option 3: Repair of small crack or hole.
Clean damaged area.
Fill small crack or holes in low stress area either with permatex, fiberglass, or epoxy.
Record the BDAR action taken. When the mission is completed, as soon as practicable, repair the generator using
standard maintenance procedures.
Section V. BRACKETS AND WELDMENTS
. Brackets are used
on all generators
or store items. Brackets are mounted
to the generator
bolting or welding in place and are subject to damage through vibrations, impact or explosive forces. Repairs must be
made to restore the brackets needed for restoring essential generator functions.
3-13. Bracket, Broken. Equipment mounting brackets welded to the generator frame sometimes will break due to
vibrations or collision with obstacles. Brackets are needed to mount components and devices in locations or positions
where they can be used to perform their required functions. Bolted brackets should be remounted using bolts if possible,
their removal may be required to gain access to other components.
2 soldiers/1.0 hours