METAL BODY REPAIR - OD1653 - LESSON 2/TASK 2
(6) Cleaning and Painting.
Radiators should never be painted with ordinary
lacquers, enamels or paints as these insulate the heat
This reduces the cooling efficiency.
Always use non-insulating radiator core paint.
After all leaks have been repaired, the radiator should be painted. A non-
insulating paint should be used.
Before painting, the radiator should be
cleaned, dry and free of all flux residue.
No more than one coat of paint will be applied to
radiator cores on tactical wheeled vehicles which are
subject to painting.
This task introduced the specific operation required to repair radiators.
The next task will present the procedures to be followed for repairing fuel