5-14. M3 TAP COVERALLS. (CONT)
Test M3 TAP Coveralls.
Block leg openings with padded seal clamps (1), by placing coverall material flat between the clamp plates.
Block wrist openings with padded air pressure clamps (2), by placing coverall material flat between the
Gather neck closure below the drawstring and secure using a spare drawstring (3) or similar tie that will not
Connect the leakage tester air supply hose (4) to the nipple of one air pressure clamp (2) and the test hose
(4) to the nipple of the other air pressure clamp (2).
Inflate the coverall to a pressure of 3.5 ± 0.5 cm H20. Maintain that pressure.
Prepare a 2.5% by weight solution of GERAPON T77 by mixing 3.2 oz. (100 grams) of GERAPON T77
per 1 gal. of water.
Progressively brush the coverall with solution and watch for the appearance of bubbles