Hot-melt bladder repair tape to fix bladder tears. Thermoplastic heat-sensitive adhesive material provides permanent repair in minutes, basically requires no curing time. You can be back in the water as soon as the tape is applied!With hot iron application for a few seconds repair tape form an exceptionally strong, flexible and durable bond with existing bladder.Non-sticky nature of the tape provides long-term adhesion, as it doesn't attract dirt that may weaken the bond over time. Unlike solvent-based products it doesn't degrade over time or release harmful solvents into the environment. It is heat resistant after curing and maintains its performance characteristics despite exposure to UV, salt,...
+ Flexible+ Transparent+ Heat resistant after curing+ UV & Salt resistant+ Cost effective
- 1pc Hot melt film (100 x 15cm)
- 1pc heat shield paper
- 2pcs alcohol swabs
You can even invisibly repair small tears in kite's canopy!
Step by step procedures:
HOT-MELT BLADDER REPAIR (CLEAN CUT)
S1. Pre-sand the area with fine sanding paper
S2. Clean the sanded area with alcohol swabs and leave to air-dry
S3. Cut oversized piece of hot-melt patch and round the corners
S4. Place the patch over the tear (hot-melt side facing down!)
S5. Place heat shield over the patch and iron the patch for 3 - 5 seconds
S6. Remove air bubbles as much as possible after 1st phase
S7. Repeat ironing for 12 - 15 seconds, apply pressure
HOT-MELT BLADDER REPAIR (BLOWOUT)
S1. Cut off the wrinkled area (if any)
S2. Pre-sand the area with fine sanding paper
S3. Clean the sanded area with alcohol swabs and leave to air-dry
S4. Cut 2 oversized pieces of hot-melt patch and round the corners
S5. Place 1st patch inside the bladder (hot-melt side facing up!)
S6. Place 2nd patch over the tear (hot-melt side facing down!)
S7. Place heat shield over the patch and iron the patch for 3 - 5 seconds
S8. Remove air bubbles as much as possible after 1st phase
S9. Repeat ironing for 12 - 15 seconds, apply pressure
Bladder must be well cleaned and dry at least in the ironing area from the inside and outside. Dirt, sand or salt may damage the bladder when ironed if not properly cleaned!
You can even invisibly repair a small tears in the kite's canopy! The procedure is the same as fixing bladders, but iron the patch for 20-30s. Lay patch on the bottom side of the kite.