CARGO BED COVER (CBC), TYPE IV, 5 T CARGO TRUCK, MTV, AND MTV TRAILER
Installing Replacement Insert
After cleaning, handle insert with clean, white gloves.
Mask skin area around hole with masking tape approximately 3 inches x 3 inches.
Prepare aluminum plate (3) approximately 1/8 inch (3.2 mm) thick by 2 inches (50.8 mm) square with a
center hole equal to bolt thread outer diameter (replacement insert thread size).
Install bolt (4) through plate and into insert (5). Hand-tighten insert against plate (3).
Mix a quantity of the adhesive in accordance with manufacturer's instructions, components (part "A" and
part "B") in an open top container sufficient for the scope of the repair. The two adhesive components are
different colors; part "A" is yellow and part "B" is blue. When properly and completely mixed, the color of
the adhesive is green. Personnel should mix the two parts until the adhesive is a uniform green, with no
streaks of yellow or blue.
Fill prepared hole (1) completely with mixed adhesive. Make sure there are no air pockets.
Force preassembled insert (5) into filled hole with a threading motion until plate (3) is flush against skin
Clean excess adhesive (7) (squeeze out) from work area.
Apply masking tape (2) over bolt (4) to maintain alignment during curing cycle.
Cure non-structural inserts for at least 4 hours at 75F.
Inserts on which there is structural dependency should be cured at 75F for 72 hours.
After cure, remove masking tape (2), bolt (4) and plate (3).
Clean skin as required.
Apply alodine solution. Apply the alodine solution with a brush, paint spray gun, cellulose sponge, etc.,
to the cleaned and rinsed aluminum surface, liberally, quickly and evenly. Allow it to act from 1 to 5
minutes before rinsing.
The solution should be applied to only as much surface as can be coated and rinsed before the
alodine solution dries.