x Aluminum Repair Process

x Aluminum Repair Process
Technical Data Sheet – SYS9000.11
Repair System for Aluminum Parts
- Regulated Areas
Outlines aluminum repair procedure to address the growing number of aluminum parts
needing repair or replacement in regulated areas.
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Refer to the Priomat 5.5 Wash Primer 4055 Gray TDS.
When working with aluminum components, use separate, dedicated tools and abrasives
to prevent cross contamination with other metals and alloys.
OEM requirements for aluminum structural and repair processes should be followed
Exposed, abraded aluminum must be primed within one hour to prevent oxidation,
which may lead to adhesion or corrosion failure.
Degrease and sand.
Abrade the surface with sandpaper no coarser than P80, then featheredge the repair
with P180 to P240, and finish sand all surrounding areas with P320.
Use dry, clean compressed air to remove debris from repair area.
Before further treatment, clean all substrates thoroughly with Permaloid Silicone
Removers 7087 or 7010 Slow, Permahyd Silicone Remover 7085, or Permahyd
Silicone Remover 7096. Do not allow cleaner to dry on the surface prior to wiping dry
with a clean cloth.
For Best Results When Repairing Aluminum
Apply 1.5 to 2 coats of Priomat 5.5 Wash Primer 4055 Gray to the aluminum substrate
as per the TDS. Air dry 25 minutes at 68oF/20C.
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Apply a Spies Hecker Permasolid Surfacer to repair area using the “out-side-in”
technique. Allow proper flash time between coats.
Select the proper shade of Spies Hecker Permasolid Surfacer dependent on topcoat
color required.
Refer to the Permahyd Hi-TEC Base Coat TDS, for surface prep instructions.
Oxidation forms immediately on exposed aluminum. If exposed for more than one hour
the aluminum must be re-abraded and re-cleaned before applying any primer system.
Utilize separate repair work areas, tools, sandpaper, and vacuum systems to avoid
cross contamination. Follow all OEM recommendations for bonding, riveting, or welding
of aluminum.
Do not grind or sand aluminum substrates with grits coarser than 80 grit.
These directions refer to the use of products which may be restricted or require special
mixing instructions in VOC regulated areas. Follow mixing usage and recommendations in
the VOC Compliant Products Chart for your area.
For industrial use only by professional, trained painters. Not for sale to or use by the general
public. Before using, read and follow all label and MSDS precautions. If mixed with other
components, mixture will have hazards of all components.
Ready to use paint materials containing isocyanates can cause irritation of the respiratory
organs and hypersensitive reactions. Asthma sufferers, those with allergies and anyone with
a history of respiratory complaints must not be asked to work with products containing
Do not sand, flame cut, braze or weld dry coating without a NIOSH approved air purifying
respirator with particulate filters or appropriate ventilation, and gloves.
Any analytical results set forth herein do not constitute a warranty of specific product
features or of the product’s suitability for a specific purpose. All products are sold pursuant
to our general conditions of sale. We hereby disclaim all warranties and representations,
express or implied, with respect to this product, including any warranty of merchantability or
fitness for a particular purpose. This product is protected by patent law, trademark law,
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Unauthorized sale, manufacturing or use may result in civil and criminal penalties.
Revised: September 2015
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