Dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 is toxic and flammable.
Wear protective goggles
and gloves and use only in well ventilated area.
Avoid contact with skin, eyes,
and clothes and don't breathe vapors.
Do not use near open flame or excessive
The flash point is 100°f 138°F (38°C 59°C).
If you become dizzy
while using cleaning solvent, get fresh air immediately and get medical aid. If
contact with eyes is made, wash your eyes with water and get medical aid immedi-
Keep it clean:
Dirt, grease, oil and debris only get in the way and may
cover up a serious problem.
Clean as you work and as needed.
Use dry cleaning
solvent (P-D-680) to clean metal surfaces.
Use soap and water when you clean
rubber or plastic material.
Bolts, nuts, and screws:
Check that they are not loose, missing, bent
You can't try them all with a tool, of course, but look for chipped
paint, bare metal or rust around bolt heads. Tighten any bolt, nut, or screw
that you find loose.
Look for loose or chipped paint, rust or gaps where parts are
If you find a bad weld, report it to unit maintenance.
Electric wires and connectors:
Look for cracked or broken insulation,
bare wires and loose or broken connectors.
Report damaged or loose wiring to
Hoses and fluid lines:
Look for wear, damage and leaks. Make sure
clamps and fittings are tight.
Wet spots show leaks but a stain around a
fitting or connector can also mean a leak. If leakage comes from a loose
fitting or connector, tighten the fitting or connector.
If something is broken
or worn out, report it to unit maintenance.
Vehicle must be on level ground in order to get correct fluid level
It is necessary for you to know how leaks affect the status of your equipment.
The following are definitions of the types/classes of leakage you need to know
to be able to determine the status of your equipment.
Learn and be familiar with
them and REMEMBER when in doubt, notify your supervisor.
LEAKAGE DEFINITIONS FOR OPERATOR/CREW PMCS
Seepage of fluid (as indicated by wetness or discoloration)
not great enough to form drops.
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops, but not enough
to cause drops to drip from the item being checked/inspected.
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops that fall from the
item being checked/inspected.