FixMyKite Valve & bladder replacement Informations


FixMyKite self stick valves

 

 

removing & installing strut bladder

 

 

remove the old valve

Valve Removal:

If replacing valve, carefully peel off old valve. If old valve does peel off, cut around circumference of valve to remove
*Pro Tip- Use a hair dryer to heat the valve. This makes it easier to remove the valve. After placement of the Fixmykite self stick valve use the hair dryer again to warm the adhesive. Press the valve from the center out massaging and stretching creating positive adhesion. Be careful not to overheat the bladder or new valve.

Kitegarage also sells the  Bladder Patch Install Kit 15,24 x 15,24 cm (6×6 Zoll), if the whole left behind after a valve removal is larger then the new selfstick Valve Patch.

 Cleaning:

Wipe area where valve will be placed with provided alcohol swab. And wait until it is completely dry.

 

 

 

Peel and Stick:
Lay bladder out flat. Use heavy books to fixate the bladder on table or other smooth even surface. Peel off paper backing, center valve over hole, and place valve on bladder.

Press:

Press valve from center outward to remove air bubbles and ensure proper adhesion and creases.

*Pro Tip- Use a hair dryer to heat the valve. This makes it easier to remove the valve. After placement of the Fixmykite self stick valve use the hair dryer again to warm the adhesive. Press the valve from the center out massaging and stretching creating positive adhesion. Be careful not to overheat the bladder or new valve.

We also sell the:15,2 cm (6 Inch) Bladder Patch Install Kit Option

The Bladder Patch Install Kit is for use when your old valve has to be cut out of the bladder leaving a hole larger than the patch of the new valve.. If your old valve peels off of your bladder easily, you do NOT need the bladder patch kit. The Bladder Patch Install Kit includes a bladder pretection sheet and a 6×6-Inch (15.24 x 15.24cm) adhesive patch.
Fixmykite self-adhesive valves are compatible with all commercially available bladders on the market.

Designed for professional and permanent repair, and for making a new bladder Spare Parts with a new valve. The special adhesive of TearAid-A patch is extremely durable and easily sticks on all bladder material. FixMyKite provides after-market spare part Valves for all the kitebrands on the market. In addition,for all kite brands on the market! the original factory valve made into a Self-Stick replacement valve by FixMyKite.If you have questions about this products? Send Us an email to office@kitegarage.eu