MAIN ROTOR PITCH HOUSING STRIKER STRIP REPLACEMENT (AVIM) continued
a. Remove cured adhesive from striker strip mounting surface on pitch housing. Use putty knife, cloth
(item 47, App F), and cloth (item 49, App F).
b. Clean striker plate mounting surface on pitch housing. Use methyl ethyl ketone (item 124, App F) and
cloth (item 51, App F).
The following inspection procedures apply to the striker plate mounting surface on the main rotor pitch
a. Check pitch housing for cracks. None allowed.
b. Check pitch housing for corrosion (para 1.49).
c. Check pitch housing for nicks, scratches, and gouges (para 5.25).
a. Prime striker plate mounting surface on pitch housing.
Do not allow parts to air dry for more than 4 HOURS. Heat cure must be performed within 4 HOURS
of application of primer in order for primer to achieve its optimum bonding properties.
Bonding surface of the striker plate is the opposite of the spot faced surface.
(1) Apply a thin uniform coat of adhesive primer to bonding surface of striker plate and striker plate mounting
surface on pitch housing. Use primer (item 142, App F) and brush (item 34, App F).
(2) Allow parts to cure for a minimum of 30 MINUTES at room temperature.
(3) Heat cure parts for 30 MINUTES at 300 to 310 F (148 to 154 C).
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