2-12. CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS (CONT)
j. Mated Surfaces.
· Drycleaning Solvent (P-D-680) is TOXIC and flammable. Wear protective goggles and
gloves; use only in a well-ventilated area; avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothes;
and do not breathe vapors. Keep away from heat or flame. Never smoke when using
solvent; the flashpoint for type I drycleaning solvent is 100°F (38°C), type II is 138°F
(59°C), and type III is 200°F (93.3°C). Failure to do so may result in injury or death to
personnel. If personnel become dizzy while using cleaning solvent, immediately get
fresh air and medical help. If solvent contacts skin or clothes, flush with cold water. If
solvent contacts eyes, immediately flush eyes with water and get immediate medical
· Improper cleaning methods and use of unauthorized cleaning solvents may injure
personnel and damage equipment. Refer to TM9-247 for correct information.
· Eye shields must be worn when cleaning with a wire brush. Flying rust and metal
particles may cause injury to personnel.
· Particles blown by compressed air are hazardous. Make certain the air stream is
directed away from user and other personnel in the area. To prevent injury, user must
wear protective goggles or face shield when using compressed air.
Remove old gasket and/or sealing compound using wire bush and dry cleaning solvent (P-D-680).
Lightly oil and wrap all parts subject to rust before storing.
k. Rusted Surfaces. Clean all rusted surfaces using wire brush and crocus cloth.
l. Oil Bathed Internal Parts. Wipe oil bathed internal parts clean with lint free cloth.
m. Air Actuated Internal Parts. Wipe air actuated internal parts clean with lint free cloth.
n. Externally Exposed Parts. Wash externally exposed parts with soap and water. Rinse thoroughly and
2-13. GENERAL DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS
a. Always put together or take apart one part at a time. Do not work on two parts at the same time. Be
sure to make all adjustments. Always check your work when you are finished. Make sure everything is