e. Check vehicle to ensure that no compound has
been applied to prohibited areas (see CAUTION,
Insert the long rigid tool to the base of stake pockets A
and withdraw slowly while coating the entire surface.
10-4. Rustproofing Inspection.
Check the vehicle to ensure that all areas requiring
rustproofing compound have been properly and
a. Check seams, welds, corners, and boxed areas to
ensure that they are adequately coated.
b. Check wet film thickness with a wet film
of 10 mils is required. In areas where a wet film
thickness of 10 mils cannot be obtained or where
thickness cannot be measured, inspect for complete-
ness of coverage.
c. Check all drain holes to ensure that they are
d. Check all inspection holes and drilled access
holes to ensure that compound coverage is adequate.
Use of a high intensity inspection light will enhance this
Figure 10-5. Film Thickness Gage.
Figure 10-4. Rustproofing Stake Pockets.