What alupest, and how can you see if a vehicle is attacked by the ?? – Alupest are campers worst enemy just as moisture damage to caravans – However, these two things together?, More below.
Alupest do you call it when a caravan aluminum plate is attacked. What is happening is a corrosion which is a degradation of the aluminum plate your caravan, that is, a corrosion of the aluminum surface. The degradation and the reason for this is bla. aluminum plate is affected by extraneous moisture with salt content.
corrosion (alupest) often occur when there is / has been moisture bla. may contain some salts, salts occurs at ordinary dirt and where the moisture can not get away from alupladen. Therefore, moisture damaged caravans being hit by alupest, if the cause of moisture damage is not found and corrected in time. Degradation of your caravan aluminum plate, that is, a corrosion of the aluminum surface is often due to moisture from the inside – So why is there at the back of alupladen is can be damp from a leak, and the water / moisture may contain salts from the dirt.
If your caravan has alupest will alupladen get the same consistency as flour, when you touch it, so you will experience it crumbles, and there can scroll. være their i alupladen.
If you wanted to check if your caravan is moisture damage, use a moisture meter, or you can get your caravan moisture tested on a caravan workshop.click here – And read more about moisture test
Moisture meters are available in cheap and expensive versions, but it does not have to be an expensive moisture meter used – You can scroll. buy a moisture meter at Harald Nyborg.
What caravans brands affected by alupest?:
All campers regardless of brand can get alupes, However, the caravan must be with aluplader as exterior cladding – As mentioned cf.. above often moisture damage may occur alupest, If moisture damage is not stopped in time.
What can you do if you notice alupest:
Get found on your caravan has a moisture damage, and if it has a moisture damage and not close the reason and the caravan must be sealed. Subsequently, when the drying has happened, stop further deterioration in the alupest damage. The damaged area may in some cases repaired area is sandblasted and painted over. Do not have the opportunity to make sandblasting, you can sanding with very fine sandpaper and paint alupladen again.
Depending on how bad your caravan is attacked by alupest, a repair is carried, otherwise alupladen in some cases replaced.
Sealing of caravans:
If you would seal your camping by any. moisture damage, use a special sealant that does not dry out, it is called butyl – Never use silicone as a seal of caravans, silicone have some bad qualities when we talk sealing caravan. Silicone dry bla. out, and then your caravan leaking again, like silicone have to change bad qualities when talking sealing caravans.
Butyl for sealing can be purchased from most caravan dealers and via the webshop and on most major hardware stores.
Remember that butyl sealants also have a limited life of approximately. 15 year, but often keep for a long time.
Butyl sealant such as this link can be used for caravans: Click here to see link to Butyl sealants.
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