2-11. GENERAL - continued.
Cleaning and Inspection of Antifriction Bearings. Refer to TM 9-214, Inspection, Care, and Maintenance of
Cleaning and Inspection of Mechanical Parts.
Drycleaning solvent is flammable and toxic to eyes, skin, and
respiratory tract. Skin/eye protection is required. Avoid
repeated/prolonged contact. Use only in well ventilated areas.
Keep away from open flames or other sources of ignition.
Compressed air used for cleaning purposes will not exceed 30 psi
(kPa). Use only with effective personal protective equipment.
Clean metal parts in drycleaning solvent. Thoroughly dry the parts with compressed air, observing all
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 part.
d. General Repair
(1) Repair the Laundry Unit to normal operating condition by replacing or repairing a defective component
and/or by needed adjustments.
(2) Cleaning and lubrication is sometimes all that is needed to return an item to operating condition.
(3) Remove and replace only those items necessary to make repairs. After replacing the defective
components, ensure that the Laundry Unit operates correctly.
(4) To paint metal, sand bear metal areas with sandpaper and refinish with primer (Appendix D, Item 6) and
olive drab paint (Appendix D, Item 7). Refer to TM 43-0139 for proper painting instructions. Allow paint to
dry between coats.