Connect the test hose (3) to the nipple on the air pressure clamp (2).
Inflate boot to 0.5 0.6 psi.
Immerse boot (1) vertically in about 14 inches of water. Observe for air leaks indicated by a stream of air
bubbles escaping from the source of the leak.
Tilt boot (1) approximately 30° to the left.
Grasp heel in one hand and the toe in the other and perform the following steps:
Flex the sole. Observe for leaks.
Twist boot (1) clockwise. Observe for leaks.
c Twist boot (1) counterclockwise. Observe for leaks.
Tilt boot (1) approximately 30° to the right and repeat step (6).
If leakage test indicates a leak anywhere in the boot, turn-in IAW local SOP.
If boot passes leakage test, stencil next inspection due date.