GENERAL MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES (Contd)
(1) Bearings require special cleaning. After removing surface oil and gum deposits, wipe bearings
dry; do not use compressed air. After cleaning, coat bearings with oil, wrap, and hold for
(2) Refer to TM 9-214 for more information on care of bearings.
Machine Tooled Parts.
Skysol-100 mixture is combustible. Use mechanical ventilation whenever
product is used in a confined space, is heated above ambient
temperatures, or is agitated. DO NOT use or store near heat, sparks,
flame, or other ignition sources. Keep container sealed when not in use.
Contact with Skysol-100 may cause skin irritation. Use chemical resistant
gloves. In case of skin contact, remove any contaminated clothing and
wash skin thoroughly with soap and water. Wash contaminated clothing
before reuse. Eye contact may cause irritation, tearing, or blurring of
vision. Use face shield or goggles when eye contact may occur. In case of
eye contact, flush eyes with large amounts of water for at least fifteen
(15) minutes or until irritation subsides. Inhalation may cause irritation
to upper respiratory passages. DO NOT have food or drink in the vicinity.
Compressed air source will not exceed 30 psi (207 kPa). When cleaning
with compressed air, eyeshields must be worn. Failure to do so may result
in injury to personnel.
Clean with Skysol-100 and dry with compressed air.
Machined Surfaces. Clean with Skysol-100 and dry with lint-free cloth.
k. Mated Surfaces.
Eyeshields must be worn when cleaning with a wire brush. Flying
rust and metal particles may cause injury to personnel.
Remove old gasket and/or sealing compound using wire brush and Skysol-100.
All parts subject to rusting must be lightly oiled and wrapped
before being stored.
Clean all rusted surfaces using wire brush and crocus cloth.
m. Oil-Bathed Internal Parts. Wipe clean with lint-free cloth.
n. Air-Actuated Internal Parts. Wipe clean with lint-free cloth.
o. Externally Exposed Parts. Wash with soap and water. Rinse thoroughly and air dry.