Patching the LRU-18/U Life Raft.
This task covers:
INITIAL SET UP
Cloth, Life Preserver, Type I, Sage Green
Patching the LRU-18/U Life Raft. Patching of the
LRU-18/U Iife raft shall be performed as follows:
Holes, cuts, tears, or punctures over
1-inch square are considered non-
repairable on the LRU-18/U life raft
If patches exceed three, the life raft
shall be condemned and removed from
service. Serviceable components may
be stripped and returned to stock or
Condemned rafts can be used as patch
Cut a rounded patch 1 1/2-inch larger than
damage on all sides.
Center patch over damaged area and trace an
outline of patch on fabric.
Cement patch to damaged area in accordance
with paragraph 4.8.1.
Dust area with talc (D117).
e. Perform leakage test in accordance with
END OF TASK