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Some Advantages Of

Metal Stitching

Advantages Of Metal Stitching

Some Advantages of a Metal Stitched Repair


For Example A Diesel Engine Manway Door Is A Typical Repair


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During stitching repair

 During Repair

•  The damaged metal is cut back to good.
•  Metal insert is manufactured and fitted.
•  Holes/slots for the locks are machined.
•  Metal locks are inserted.
•  The joint in between is then stitched.
•  Repair is peened over (metal to metal joint).




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After stitching repair



After Repair

•  The area is hand ground (or machined) flush.
•  Any slight irregularities can be filled
•  A protective coat of paint is applied.