Castings, Forgings, and Machined Metal Parts - Continued
Clean inner and outer surfaces with cleaning compound solvent.
Remove grease and accumulated deposits with a stiff bristle brush.
Compressed air used for cleaning or drying purposes, or for clearing restrictions, should never
exceed 30 psi (207 kPa). Wear protective clothing (goggles/shield, gloves, etc.) and use
caution to avoid injury to personnel.
Clear out all threaded holes with compressed air to remove dirt and cleaning fluids.
Oil Seals, Electrical Cables, and Flexible Hoses
Wash electrical cables and flexible hoses with solution of water and dishwashing compound and wipe dry with
Clean bearings in accordance with TM 9-214.
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All damaged areas should be marked for repair or replacement.
All components and parts must be carefully checked to determine if they are serviceable for reuse, can be
repaired, or must be scrapped.
Inspect drilled and tapped (threaded) holes for the following:
In or around holeswear, distortion, cracks, and any other damage.
Threaded areaswear, distortion (stretching) and evidence of cross-threading.
Inspect metal lines, flexible lines (hoses), and metal fittings for the following:
Metal linessharp kinks, cracks, bad bends, and dents.
Flexible linesfraying, evidence of leakage, and loose metal fittings or connectors.
Metal fittings and connectorsthread damage and worn or rounded hex heads.
Inspect castings, forgings, and machined metal parts for the following:
Machine surfacesnicks, burrs, raised metal, wear, and other damage.
Inner and outer surfacesbreaks and cracks.
With solution of dishwashing compound and water, inspect air lines, fittings, and connectors for leaks by coating
fittings and connections. No leakage is permissible.