GENERAL DISASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS - Continued
Expendable Parts. All gaskets, preformed packings, and seals removed during repair shall be discarded and
replaced with new parts. These items are usually damaged during removal. All lockwires, lockwashers, locknuts,
cotter pins, and like items must be replaced at time of assembly.
Seal Removal. When removing gaskets, preformed packings, or seals do not use any metal tool that will scratch
surfaces next to those items.
Disassembly. Before disassembly of any item, study illustrations carefully. Note relationship of internal parts.
Knowing details of a component will speed up disassembly and assembly and will help avoid mistakes.
Parts Protection. To prevent moisture and dirt from entering open housings, lines, and other openings, apply
protective caps and plugs as soon as possible after disassembly. Wrap all parts removed in clean cloth or dip them
GENERAL CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS
SOLVENT CLEANING COMPOUND
Solvent Cleaning Compound (MIL-PRF-680) is flammable and may cause irritation to the
eyes or skin. Wear protective goggles and gloves; avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothing.
Use in well ventilated areas and keep away from heat or flame. Failure to comply may result
in personnel injury or death.
Accidental ingestion can cause irritation of digestive tract and respiratory tract, and may
cause lung and central nervous system damage. Can be fatal if swallowed. First aid for
ingestion: do not induce vomiting. Seek immediate medical attention.
First aid for skin contact: remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin thoroughly with soap and
water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention.
First aid for eye contact: flush with water for 15 minutes or until irritation subsides. If symptoms
persist, seek medical attention.
Inhalation of high/massive concentrations can cause coma or be fatal. First aid for inhalation:
move to fresh air. If not breathing, provide artificial respiration. If symptoms persist, seek
Keep away from open flames and other sources of ignition. Failure to comply may result in
serious injury or death to personnel. The flash point for type II solvent cleaning compound is
141 to 198°F (61 to 92°C) and type III is 200 to 241°F (93 to 116°C). Fire extinguishers should
be placed nearby when using solvent cleaning compound.
Improper cleaning methods and use of unauthorized cleaning solvents may injure personnel
and damage equipment.
Cloths or rags saturated with solvent cleaning compound must be disposed of using
authorized facilities procedures.
Eye shields must be worn when cleaning with a wire brush. Flying rust and metal particles
may cause injury.
Failure to comply may result in injury or death to personnel.