1-7. CLEANING AGENTS
· DO NOT use diesel fuel, gasoline, or benzene (benzol) for cleaning.
· DO NOT SMOKE when using cleaning solvent. NEVER USE IT NEAR AN OPEN FLAME.
Be sure there is a fire extinguisher nearby and use cleaning solvent only in well-ventilated
· USE CAUTION when using cleaning solvents. Cleaning solvents evaporate quickly and
can irritate exposed skin if solvents contact skin. In cold weather, contact of exposed
skin with cleaning solvents can cause frostbite. 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 III is 200°F (93°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 attention.
· When cleaning grease buildup or rusty places, use a cleaning solvent. Then apply a thin
coat of light oil to affected areas.
1-8. SHORTENED MAINTENANCE INTERVALS
Local conditions of extreme heat, dust, cold, or wetness dictate shorter service intervals.
1-9. ADDITIONAL MAINTENANCE INSPECTIONS
Additional maintenance inspections are required for the following reasons:
Prolonged storage. Rollers which have been stored for a period of three months or more should be inspected.
Initial preparation upon receipt.
Preparation for storage.