CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS - CONTINUED
The importance of cleaning must be thoroughly understood by maintenance personnel Great care and effort are required
in cleaning. Dirt and foreign material are a constant threat to satisfactory maintenance. The following should apply to all
cleaning, inspection, repair, and assembly operations:
1. Clean all parts before inspection, after repair, and before assembly.
2. Keep hands free of any accumulation of grease which can collect dust, dirt, or grit.
3. After cleaning cover, wrap all parts to protect them from dust and dirt. Lightly oil parts that are subject to rust.
Protect all electrical equipment that can be damaged by the steam or moisture before steam cleaning
the exterior of the semitrailer.
Place disassembled parts in a suitable container to steam clean.
After cleaning, dry and cover (or lightly oil) all parts subject to rust.
CASTINGS, FORGINGS, AND MACHINED METAL PARTS
Dry-cleaning solvent PD-680 is both toxic and flammable Avoid prolonged breathing of vapors and avoid skin
contact Do not use near open flame or excessive heat Flash point of solvent is 1380F (590C).
Clean inner and outer surfaces with dry-cleaning solvent.
Remove grease and accumulated deposits with a stiff bristle brush
Particles blown by compressed air are hazardous. Make certain the airstream is directed away from user and other
personnel in the area. To prevent injury, user must wear safety eye goggles or face shield when using compressed
air Blow out all tapped (threaded) holes with compressed air to remove dirt and cleaning fluids.
ELECTRICAL CABLES, FLEXIBLE HOSE, AND OIL SEALS
Washing oil seals, electrical cables, and flexible hoses with dry-cleaning solvents or mineral spirits will cause
serious damage or destroy the material.