2-15. REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS
a. General. Any repair procedure peculiar to a specific part or component is covered in the section or
paragraph relating to that item. After repair, clean all parts thoroughly to prevent dirt, metal chips, or
other foreign material from entering any working parts.
Repaired items must be thoroughly cleaned to remove metal chips and abrasives to
prevent them from entering working parts of the ATLAS.
All cracked castings will be replaced.
Only minor repairs to machined surfaces, flanges, and gasket mating surfaces are permitted.
Remove minor nicks, burrs, and scratches with:
Fine mill file.
· 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
· 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
Crocus cloth dipped in drycleaning solvent.
Lapping across a surface plate.
Remachining of machined surfaces to repair damage, warpage, or uneven surfaces is not permitted.
Repair damaged threaded pipe plug or screw threads with a tap. Repair oversize holes with
c. Bearings. Refer to TM9-214 for repair of bearings.