TM 11-5815-206-12/TO 31W4-2PGC1-61
necessary, use gloves which the solvent can-
or the chart so instructs, get organizational
not penetrate. If the solvent is taken intern-
m a i n t e n a n c e to do the necessary work.
ally, consult a physician immediately.
If your equipment must be in operation all
Compressed air is dangerous and can cause
the time, check those items that can be
s e r i o u s bodily harm if protective means
checked and serviced without disturbing
or methods are not observed to prevent a
operation. Make the complete checks and
c h i p or particle (of whatever size) from
services when the equipment can be shut
b e i n g blown into the eyes or unbroken
skin of the operator or other personnel.
d. Deficiencies that cannot be corrected must be
Goggles must be worn at all times while
reported to higher category maintenance person-
cleaning with compressed air. Compressed
Records and reports of preventive mainte-
air shall not be used for cleaning purposes
nance must be made in accordance with procedures
except where reduced to less than 29
given in TM 38-750.
p o u n d s per square inch gage (psig) and
4-4. Operator/Crew Preventive Maintenance
t h e n only with effective chip guarding
Checks and Services (Para 4-5)
a n d personnel protective equipment. Do
not use compressed air to dry parts when
Perform before operation PMCS if you are operat-
t r i c h l o r o t r i f l u o r o e t h a n e has been used.
ing the item for the first time.
The PROCEDURES column in your PMCS
charts instruct how to perform the required
c h e c k s and services.
C a r e f u l l y follow
The checks in the interval column are to be
these instructions and, if tools are needed
performed in the order listed.