CLEANING AND EXAMINATION
Certain solvents will damage
This section contains general
insulation. Do not use sol-
information for the cleaning and
vents chemically similar to
inspection of the amplifier-converter.
"Chlorothene" or "Glyptal" to
The term "cleaning" means all those proc-
clean module connectors. Use
only denatured alcohol for
removed from the equipment without caus-
ing damage to the equipment or danger to
personnel. The term "examination" means
all those processes by which the equip-
EXTERNAL. Clean the exterior of
ment is compared or measured against an
the amplifier-converter by using an
acceptable standard for cleanliness,
airjet. If accumulated dirt cannot be
mechanical and electrical (electronic)
removed by the airjet alone, use a
condition, serviceability, and perform-
medium-stiff camel's hair or similar
brush to aid the airjet action.
An approved solvent or detergent
may be used to remove grease, oil, or
not allowed to run into the insulated
sleeving of cable assemblies and wiring.
All solvents and detergents tend to
When using a compressed
cause binding if allowed to seep into
airjet, use eyeshields.
INTERNAL. The interior of the
amplifier-converter and separate
disassembled parts may be cleaned by
using one or more of the following
When using solvents, provide
proper ventilation, avoid pro-
longed contact, and do not
Clean, dry, lint-free cloth.
smoke. Solvents must meet all
Airjet and brush.
pertinent specifications regard-
ing toxicity, flammability, and
CORROSION CONTROL. The following
periodic checks and services are
required for prevention and control of
corrosion and fungus of the amplifier-
Inspect the exterior of the
Compressed air must be clean,
amplifer-converter and each unit for
dry, and at a maximum pressure
corrosion and fungus (particularly
of 28 psi. Do not overlook
around the controls and connectors).
the force of the airjet when
cleaning delicate parts.