Removing a CMB permanently affixed to a component
Crystallize the Hysol EA 9394 that holds the CMB to the component by using dry ice. This can be
accomplished by applying dry ice to the CMB area for 4-5 minutes. The adhesive should become
Place an authorized blunt object, preferably a phenolic wedge, at the lip of the CMB.
Gently tap the blunt object to loosen the CMB, and eventually tap it free from the adhesive.
Discard the CMB.
Any metallic surface that is exposed due to the CMB removal should be treated with the appropriate
corrosion preventative compound.
Removing a CMB tag tied to a component
If a new component has a CMB tag and is to be installed, transfer all information from its CMB to the
CMB attached to its next higher assembly.
Cut the CMB tag strap and discard the tag.