HOW TO PATCH A TUBE
If you have done the job correctly, you may feel that you have
almost rubbed through the tube. Once the area is roughed up,
don’t touch it. You don’t want oil from your skin to contaminate the site.
You need to rough up an area roughly twice as large as the
patch that you are using. Patches like these that are cut
square on the end are not the best. You want a patch that has
The patch glue is specially designed to vulcanize the joint
between the tube and the patch. It chemically bonds the
two. Don’t touch the glue area, either. Skin oils are bad
there as well.
Spread the glue evenly and let the glue dry. It should no
longer look shiny at all. Gooping on more glue will not
make a stronger bond. You need only enough glue for full