Advice 1: How to seal a boat made of PVC

Sometimes there are punctures in my life, this also applies to inflatable boats from PVC. After all, sticking driftwood, glass and the reinforcement rods are not uncommon in the ponds. This material is fairly easy to repair and maintenance, therefore at present it is made most inflatable boats. The repair of boats is best done in the garage so the glue could dry completely, although it can be done in the field and on the water.
How to seal a boat made of PVC
You will need
  • - repair kit (comes in kit with the purchase of the boat);
  • pencil;
  • - scissors;
  • - roller;
  • - Hairdryer
  • brush;
  • - solvent "646".
Instruction
1
First of all, it is necessary from the strip of material to cut a patch of the desired size and color, they are included in repair kit boats. The patch can be any shape, but preferably, that it was oval or round. In the field it is only necessary to cut corners with rectangular or square workpiece. The maximum length or diameter of the patch should be 3-5 inches bigger than the rip or a puncture.
2
The boat needs to be inflated if it is inflated, the patch just wouldn't stay due to the constant air pressure. Straighten the damaged area on a flat surface and place the soles of the boat or Board. Now you need to degrease the place of gluing and clean it from dirt with a cloth dampened in solvent. You can use acetone, but in the field suitable alcohol. It is not necessary to clean the material with sandpaper, as do many - that you're only going to hurt the boat.
3
Apply the prepared patch to the location of the cut and outline the future place of gluing a pencil. Next, apply to both surfaces glue with a brush and give it a little dry. After 10-15 minutes again repeat the same procedure and let the glue dry.
4
After 5 minutes, you can proceed to the process of gluing. Slightly touch the glue, it needs to be dried up, but a little stick. To activate the glue, you must heat itself the patch and the damaged area. For this you can use a conventional lighter or a Hairdryer. But we must act very carefully, so as not to ignite the material, and only heat. Carry out this operation quickly so that the glue had time to dry completely during this time.
5
Now gently apply the patch on the bonding surface of the damaged boats. But it should be done so under the patch are not left air bubbles. Carefully press hard with the roller. If you do not have a roller, then you can use any possible means, whether the handle of a meat grinder or a knife handle. Then try not to bend the material in the field of gluing, leave to dry for 2-3 days (minimum day).

Advice 2: Just how to seal a tubeless tyre

Currently in most modern cars set tubeless tires. These tires have several advantages over chamber tires: easy installation on the rim, the relative cheapness (no camera), less the total weight of the wheels, simple repair in case of puncture. Often you can own to seal the tire without razbaltyvaniya.
Just how to seal a tubeless tyre
You will need
  • Portable compressor for pumping of wheels, pliers, knife, repair kit tubeless tire, Jack, wheel key, special wheel device for fixing the car when lifting with a Jack.
Instruction
1
The car must be installed on the Parking brake to lock its position of recoil device, raise the Jack and remove the wheel.
2
Carefully inspect the wheel for detecting the puncture site. Most often, the puncture pretends to be sticking out of the tread by a foreign object (nail head or screw, a piece of glass) that you want to delete with the help of packagebut.
Just how to seal a tubeless tyre
3
Applied to the awl with screw tip a few drops of glue. Then the awl to dip into the puncture hole, to produce 7-10 reciprocating movements of the tool and leave it in the hole.
Just how to seal a tubeless tyre
4
Insert a strip of raw rubber in the awl and needle slot, to both sides was equal parts strip and cover it with a thin layer of glue.
5
Removing the awl from the screw tip from the puncture and quickly inserted in its place the tool with a strip of raw rubber so that the outside of the tire left the tails long, 1 - 1.5 cm.
Just how to seal a tubeless tyre
6
Pull the awl back out of the hole. Folded double strip of rubber will remain in the hole.
Just how to seal a tubeless tyre
7
Cut with a knife protruding ends of the rubber, the pump wheel to the working pressure and installed on the car.
Note
This method can be used for sealing punctures of the tire tread with a hole diameter up to 10 mm. Repair of side cuts shall be carried out by experts in workshops.
Useful advice
To detect the puncture site can be pouring protector tires inflated with water from a plastic bottle. Coming out of the hole the air will create a distinctive hiss.
For short-term repair of large damages is permissible to use simultaneously 2 strips of raw rubber.
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