You will need
- - rubber patch;
- rubber adhesive;
- - hammer;
- - solvent;
- - rags or wadding;
- - the file;
- - the skin;
- - soldering iron and kapron (if necessary).
Prepare a leaky rubber boots to fix. First of all, they should be thoroughly cleaned of all contaminants and completely dry. Then you need to find a suitable patch of rubber. For example, it is possible to cut out the junk rubber shoes or Bicycle tires.
Treat the reverse side of the patch and cut around the break in the boot (front side) with a file, then go over them with a abrasive wheel or coarse sandpaper. It is necessary to inject the bonding surfaces roughness glue better grab.
Wipe the rubber insert and seat holes with solvent or acetone, soaking in a degreasing tool, clean rags or cotton swab. Ensure that the fibres or particles of wool left on the surface.
Trim the edges of the patch to boot, so she was a bit smaller (approximately a few millimeters) sanded rough region. You can now proceed directly to the gluing of the Shoe.
Use glue for rubber surfaces (such as a "great Moment" for rubber or "Rubber"). Well, if you will have the opportunity to consult with an experienced Shoe master, buy professional adhesive composition according to the Council.
Read the instructions of the adhesive manufacturer and be sure to stick to. Put on the patch and the area of holes in a thin layer and leave on for 10 to 20 minutes (depending on the requirements on the adhesive packaging). Some master make spreading the glue twice, both times a little drying with it.
Strongly press bonded surfaces. You can pull the boot on a pad or on a piece of wood and tapped the patch with a hammer. However be careful it didn't move. Do not use patched boots earlier than in a day.
If a rubber boot sole punctured or flattened heel, try updating it using scraps of nylon stockings and a soldering iron. On sanded and degreased the damaged surface, apply a nylon lumps and RUB into the hot rubber iron core.
Advice 2 : How to repair rubber boots
Rubber boots – the perfect shoes for walks in the autumn puddles and springtime slush. But accidental cut, procus dog, puncture a branch or a shard of glass can make them completely unusable. If you notice that your shoes began to leak, immediately proceed to its repair.
You will need
- a piece of vulcanized rubber;
- large sandpaper;
- - fine sandpaper;
- - rubber cement.
First, you must find in what areas you are pierced or cut my rubber shoes. For this splyusnuta the boots and twist like a twisted tube of toothpaste when it ends. The bottom of the boot down into the water. In place of a puncture or a crack will show air bubbles coming out of it.
To repair rubber boots, you can choose one of the most convenient ways. There are only two: cold and hot. The hot method involves the presence includes vulcanizing press used for production of various rubber products. This method is quite time-consuming, so to use it you are unlikely to succeed. But to fix rubber boots with cold method everyone can do.
Cold repair of rubber footwear does not require any special equipment and high costs. Before attempting to repair, thoroughly clean your boots from dirt, and then thoroughly dry them.
Very carefully cut the ragged patches of rubber so that the edges of the crack or puncture is smooth. Take a large sandpaper and treat it with the edge of the gap. If the damage is in the upper part of boot upper rubber boot, pull the edges of the tear with needle and thread.
Now, when the boots themselves ready to fix, start preparing patches. Cut from vulcanized rubber designed specifically for the repair of rubber products, a piece of the same size as the damaged area of the Shoe. The edges of the patch to treat a large emery paper, making them thinner.
Finished edges on the damaged area of the boot and the patch carefully over the rubber cement. This should be done in two phases with a break of 10 minutes. Fluff the details of gluing for the second time, let them dry for 25 minutes.
Then gently apply the patch on the damaged area of the boot, apply it and gently tap it with a hammer or other heavy object. Allow the glue to dry for two hours.
The final stage of repair of rubber boots is in the processing of edge glued patches with fine emery paper.