Chapter 22 – Heat Exchanger Wrap-up

Wrap-up as far as sealing up the heat exchanger . . .

I spent about 45 min pulling the peel ply from both the aft end layups of the heat exchanger and side reinforcement ply of BID layups on the upper/inlet duct.

And on cleaning up the peel ply strings and the edges of each layup on both sets of layups.

The heat exchanger needs a good sanding to smooth out all these mini-layups, but beyond that I’m done with the mechanical resealing of the heat exchanger.  Tomorrow I’ll jump back in to get a lot more work done.  In fact, I need this week to be a very productive one to get all these ancillary (read: non-airframe) components completed and off the to-do list.



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