4-6. GENERAL REPAIR. (CONT)
Cleaning and Inspection of Mechanical Parts.
Dry cleaning 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 dont 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.
Death or serious injury could occur if compressed air is directed
against the skin. Do not use compressed air for cleaning or drying
unless the pressure is/has been reduced to 30 psi (2.11 kgcm2) or less,
When working with compressed air always use chip guards, eye
protection and other personal protective equipment.
Clean metal parts in drycleaning solvent (item 10, app C). Thoroughly dry the parts
with compressed air, observing all safety precautions.
Fibrous or rubber parts can generally be cleaned with warm, soapy water and dried
with compressed air.
Inspect metal parts for cracks, breaks, bends, worn edges, and rough bearing
surfaces. Damage that alters the part or its function is cause for replacement of that
Repair the laundry unit to normal operating condition by replacing or repairing a
defective component and/or needed adjustments.
Cleaning and lubrication is sometimes all that is needed to return an item to
Remove and replace only those items necessary to make repairs. After replacing the
defective components, ensure that the laundry operates correctly by making a visual
inspection and by performing an operational check. Refer to TM 10-3510-220-10.