GENERAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS - CONTINUED
CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS - CONTINUED
Solvent cleaning compound MIL-PRF-680 Type II and III may be irritating to the eyes and skin. Use
protective gloves and goggles. Use in well-ventilated areas. Use respirator as needed. Accidental inges-
tion can cause irritation of digestive tract and respiratory tract, may cause lung and central nervous sys-
tem damage. Can be fatal if swallowed. Inhalation of high/massive concentrations can cause coma or be
fatal. 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 irrita-
tion subsides. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. First aid for inhalation: move to fresh air. If
not breathing, provide artificial respiration. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Keep away
from open flames and other sources of ignition.
The flashpoint for type II solvent cleaning compound is 141-198°F (61-92°C) and type III is 200-241°F
Improper cleaning methods and use of unauthrized cleaning solvents may injure personnel and damage
Fire extinguishers should be placed nearby when using solvent cleaning compound.
Cloths or rags saturated with solvent cleaning compound must be disposed of IAW authorized facilities'
Eye shields must be worn when cleaning with a wire brush. Flying rust and metal particle may cause
Failure to follow these warnings may result in injury or death to personnel.
Use solvent cleaning compound to clean any surface coated with grease or oil.
Particles blown by compressed air are hazardous. DO NOT exceed 15 psi (103 kPa) nozzle pressure when
drying parts with compressed air. Use a maximum of 30 psi (207 kPa) when cleaning components. DO NOT
direct compressed air against human skin. Failure to follow this warning may result in injury or death to per-
sonnel. Make sure air stream is directed away from user and other personnel in the area. To prevent injury,
user must wear protective goggles or face shield.
Clear out all drilled or tapped (threaded) holes with compressed air to remove dirt and solvent cleaning compound.
Wash externally exposed parts, not subject to grease and oil, with detergent and water. Rinse thoroughly and air
Remove old sealing compound using a wire brush and solvent cleaning compound.
Clean all rusted surfaces using a wire brush and abrasive cloth.
After cleaning, cover or wrap all parts to protect them from dust and dirt. Any part that is subject to rust should be
lightly coated with lubricating oil.