Exhaust systems - leak in exhaust pipe
Application Data sheet for repair of leak in exhaust pipe.
Cracks or leaks in exhaust systems must be repaired using a compound with a very high temperature resistance.
Wencon Exhaust Repair Compound is a one component product, with a temperature resistance up to 1300°C (2400°F), which is ideal for this type of application.
1. Grind and clean the affected and the surrounding area thoroughly acc. to Wencon surface preparation, see page.
2. Open one of the tubs containing the product (remember this is a one component). Stir it to an even consistency. Apply a suitable amount in and around the leak.
3. Cut a suitable piece of the metal mesh and fix it to the repair area using steel band or steel wires.
4. Apply second layer of the compound and leave it for initial curing for 3-4 hours, depending on temperature and humidity.
When the compound has turned hard, heat it up slowly to approx. 95°C (200°F) and leave it at that temp. for 15 minutes to fully cure.
It is important to note, that this product is designed for emergency repair of leaks.
Read Wencon MSDS before using the product.