Section II. REPAIR PROCEDURES
Materials used in the repair of Parka and Trousers, Wet Weather will be new materials as specified in Section III.
Refer to Chapter 1 for serviceability classification for the Parka and Trousers, Wet Weather.
17-6. REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE
Prior to repair each item will be Inspected to determine the amount of repair necessary. Repairs will be made as fully as
skills, facilities, funds and local conditions permit.
Repair procedure for the polyurethane double coated Parka and Trousers, Wet Weather - Patching and
(1) Cleaning: Do not machine wash or machine dry the Parka & Trousers, Wet Weather. Clean with a clean
cloth, shampoo by hand with a soft bristle brush using warm water and a mild soap or synthetic detergent,
and rinse thoroughly. Air dry the Parka & Trousers, Wet Weather, do not use direct heat, as this will
cause the coated material to dry out and crack.
(2) Repair: The repair consists of (1) cleaning the area to be repaired, (2) applying adhesive to patch and to
the repair area, and (3) allowing adhesive on both to dry about an hour, and (4) pressing patch in place
(3) Preparation of Patch:
Cut a piece of the patching fabric from the kit.
Make It large enough to provide all the patches that will be needed that day.
Clean the lighter coated side (duller and less smooth) by wiping with paper towels, wet (but not
dripping) with toluene solvent. Allow to dry.
Toluene is a poisonous flammable compound. Use only in well
ventilated areas. Avoid repeated and prolonged contact with it. Keep
away from heat and open flame.