5-9. RFI/EMI Shielding Gaskets.
This task covers:
General Mechanics Automotive Tool Kit
Electronic Equipment Shelter Tool Kit
Solvent (Item 37, Appendix D)
Sealer (Item 29 or 30, Appendix D)
Gloves (Item 12, Appendix D)
Primer (Item 23, Appendix D)
Goggles (Item 38, Appendix D)
General Safety Instructions
Solvents and sealers are flammable and toxic.
Keep away from heat and open flames. Avoid skin
and eye contact and breathing of vapors. Use in a
well-ventilated area. Use protective goggles and
gloves. Use in accordance with manufacturers
Replace. (figure 5-4)
In shelters with RFI/EMI shielding, both outer door and inner door have shielding gaskets
installed around inside edge. Replacement procedures are the same for both.
Remove gasket and scrape channel clean.
Remove residue of paint or sealer with solvent.
Cut new gasket to required length (complete length of channel) plus 2-1/2 inches.
Sealer must be applied between 30 minutes and eight hours after application of primer.
Apply primer, then sealer, evenly to sides and bottom of gasket channel to insure a continuous bond.
Immediately after applying sealer, press new gasket into place so that ends of gasket meet on hinged
side of door.
Make gasket splice approximately midway up hinged side of door.