3-7. GENERAL MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES. (CONT)
Cleaning and Inspection of Mechanical Parts.
Drycleaning solvent P-D-680 is toxic and flammable. Wear protective goggles and
gloves and use only in a well-ventilated area. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and
clothes and don't breathe vapors. Do not use near open flame or excessive heat.
The flash point is 100-138°F (38-59°C). If you become dizzy while using cleaning
solvent, get fresh air immediately and get medical aid. If contact with eyes is
made, wash your eyes with water and get medical aid immediately.
Compressed air used for cleaning purposes will not exceed 30 psi (207 kPa). Use
only with effective chip-guarding and personal-protective equipment (goggles,
shield, gloves, etc.).
Clean metal parts in drycleaning solvent (Item 10, App C). Thoroughly dry the parts with compressed air,
observing all safety precautions.
Clean fibrous or rubber parts with warm, soapy water and dry with compressed air.
Inspect metal parts for cracks, breaks, bends, worn edges, and rough bearing surfaces. Replace the part if
damage alters the part or its function.
Repair the laundry unit by replacing or repairing a defective component and/or by making needed
Clean and lubricate the laundry unit as needed to return the item to operating condition.
Remove and replace those items necessary to make repairs. After replacing the defective components,
ensure that the laundry operates correctly by making a visual inspection. Refer to TM 10-3510-209-10.