CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS (Continued).
Castings, Forgings, and Machined Metal Parts.
Solvents can burn easily, can give off harmful vapors, and are harmful to skin and
clothing. To avoid injury or death, keep away from open fire and use in a well-
ventilated area. If solvent gets on skin or clothing, wash immediately with soap
Clean inner and outer surfaces with cleaning compound (item 19, Appendix F) and dry with
Remove grease and accumulated deposits with a scrub brush (item 3, Appendix F).
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 all threaded holes with compressed air to remove dirt and cleaning fluids.
DO NOT wash electrical cable, and flexible hoses with dry cleaning solvent or
mineral spirits. Serious damage or destruction of material will result.
Electrical Cables, and Flexible Hoses. Wash electrical cables, and flexible hoses with a solution
General Cleaning Covered by Other Manuals. Refer to TM 9-247, Materials Used for Cleaning,
Preserving, Abrading, and Cementing Ordnance Materiel and Related Materials Including
Unpainted metal parts that will not be installed immediately after cleaning should be covered with a
On painted areas where paint has been removed, paint in accordance with procedures outlined in TM
43-0139 and TB 43-209.