Patch Puncture Repair Instructions
- You must firstly clean the area with a solvent based cleaner and dry well.
- Deflate the board and cut a suitable sized patch from the supplied PVC material - this should be 2-5cm inches larger than the damaged or cut area. Position the patch on the area needed and mark lightly around it in pencil to ensure you can place it correctly.
- Apply two thin coats of glue with 10 mins of drying time between them on both surfaces, do not press the surfaces together yet.
- Try not to leave any gaps without glue where air bubbles could form once glued down.
- Then apply a final third coat to both surfaces, and after 2-3 minutes of drying time, apply the patch and smooth out from the centre to the edge of the pad to expel any air pockets and then apply lots of pressure to it whilst it cures over 24hrs.
- Wipe off any excess that will show outside the contact zone of the repair before it dries. You can also use masking tape to protect areas of the board you do not want glue to end up on.
The glue when cured properly is actually stronger than the PVC itself, so you should be able to effect a very strong repair.
When you re-inflate the board, the patch will be stretched so hopefully any minor wrinkles will be pulled out flat.