4-70. FLATRACK TRANSPORT PIN AND SPRING CLIP REPLACEMENT (CONT).
CARC paint contains isocyanate (HDI) which is highly irritating to skin and respiratory
system. High concentrations of HDI can produce symptoms of itching and reddening of
skin, a burning sensation in throat and nose and watering of the eyes. In extreme
concentrations, HDI can cause cough, shortness of breath, pain during respiration,
increased sputum production and chest tightness. The following precautions must be
taken whenever using CARC paint:
NEVER weld or cut CARC-coated materials.
DO NOT grind or sand painted equipment without high-efficiency air purifying
respirators in use.
Using a wire scratch brush, remove paint
from area four in. (102 mm) around welding
points on frame (5) and transport pin (1).
Unsafe welding practices can
cause serious injury from fire,
explosions, or harmful agents.
Allow only authorized personnel
to weld or cut metals and follow
safety precautions in TC 9-237.
Protective clothing and goggles
must be worn; adjustable
protective equipment used and
suitable fire extinguisher kit near
by; and requirements of TC 9-237
strictly followed or serious injury
or death to personnel
Weld chain (6) on transport pin (1).
Weld chain (6) on frame (5).
Install spring clip (2) on trailer frame (5)
with screw (4) and locknut (3).
Install transport pin (1) on spring clip (2).
Spot paint exposed areas, (TB 43-0209).
Remove wheel chocks, (Para 2-20).
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