17-24. M1089 30K WINCH CABLE REPLACEMENT/REPAIR (CONT)
Incorrect use of spelter socket resin can result in unsafe termination of cable. This may
result in death or serious injury to personnel and damage to equipment.
Never use a repaired spelter socket until resin has thoroughly cured. Resin will gel in
approximately 15 minutes and be fully cured in 2 hours from mixing.
Never heat socket to accelerate gelling or curing.
Adhesive, solvents, and sealing compounds can burn easily, can give off harmful vapors,
and are harmful to skin and clothing. To avoid injury or death, keep away from open fire
and use in a well-ventilated area. If adhesive, solvent, or sealing compound gets on skin
or clothing, wash immediately with soap and water. Failure to comply may result in injury
Spelter socket kit consists of two containers. Ensure that all contents of both containers in kit are
used and mixed thoroughly.
Spelter socket and cable must remain in the vertical position during curing. Curing time on
spelter socket resin varies with temperature. Two hours is an average amount of time the resin
takes to cure at temperatures of 65 degrees to 75 degrees Fahrenheit.
(10) Slowly pour the mixture down one side of the
socket basket (5) until the socket basket (5) is full.