Abrasion. (figure 4-3).
Nylon-split material is required as a pad and glued to the nylon surface when abrasions are repaired.
To retain the stretch of the material, glue outer edge of patch and put three dots of glue in center.
Abrasion occurring on cuffs can best be repaired by replacement.
Make a copy of removed cuff or use a cuff from spare parts.
Glue and reinforce seam
Remove seal tape and cut off old neckpiece.
Glue new neckpiece onto drysuit and reinforce seam.
To prevent weakening the tape, do not heat any section of tape that is not to be removed.
Do not scorch the suit.
Use a standard hand iron set at midrange to heat the tape.
While tape is still hot, peel away from drysuit.
Cut out old zipper panel.
Mark center of new panel and midpoints of drysuit behind it.
Glue zipper panel into place beginning with midpoints, upper and lower.
Glue rounded corners.
Glue remainder of seam.
Turn suit inside out, check seam and touch up as necessary.
Apply stripping and reinforce seam.
Be certain to inspect and lubricate new zipper teeth.