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NEWS | Dec. 9, 2020

Battery Box Coating Compound

Soldier replaces a battery box cover
Photo by Spc. Jovi Prevot

This article initially appeared in PS 745 (May 17), p. 61. 

If the interior coating on your vehicle’s battery box is wearing out, you’ll need to recoat it. Use a wire brush to scrape off rust and old paint. Then, after cleaning, protect the box by brushing on a coat of bituminous coating compound, NSN 8030-00-290-5141. That NSN brings one gallon of the compound.
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