ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. REPAIR PARTS, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT
of organizational maintenance functions.
Repair parts, tools, and equipment over Repair parts supplied for the tester are
and above those available to the operator l i s t e d in appendix IV of this manual.
are supplied to the using organization for
m a i n t a i n i n g the tester. Tools and equip-
ment should not be used for purposes other 51. Common Tools and Equipment
t h a n prescribed and, when not is use,
Common tools and equipment having gen-
eral application to this materiel are au-
should be properly stored.
thorized by tables of allowances and tables
o f organization and equipment.
50. Repair Parts
Repair parts are supplied to the using
o r g a n i z a t i o n f o r r e p l a c e m e n t o f t h o s e 52. Special Tools and Equipment
parts most likely to become worn, broken,
No tools or equipment specially designed
or otherwise unserviceable, providing re- for organizational maintenance are sup-
placement of these parts is within the scope
p l i e d or required for the tester.
Section Il. LUBRICATION AND PAINTING
a. Lubrication. Since all moving parts
p r e s e r v i n g materials, using DA
of the tester except the vacuum pump
Form 2407, Maintenance Request.
piston and valve are lifetime lubricated,
(2) Maintain a record of the tester on
the only lubrication service required is
DA Form 2408-2, Lubrication Rec-
the application of six drops of OAI in-
strument oil 9150-257-5449 in the vacuum
hose (while the vacuum pump is in opera-
tion) every sixty days. However, in the
Instructions for preparation of materials
event that the tester is under constant
for painting, methods of painting, and ma-
use, the interval for application of the six
terials to be used are contained in TM
drops of oil is reduced to thirty days.
9-213. Materials for painting are listed in
b. Reports and Records.
(1) Report unsatisfactory perform-
Section Ill. PREVENTIVE-MAINTENANCE SERVICES
echelon preventive maintenance is accom-
plished by the organizational mechanics.
P r e v e n t i v e maintenance is the system-
a t i c care, inspection, and servicing of
Their role in the performance of preven-
e q u i p m e n t to maintain it in serviceable
tive-maintenance s e r v i c e i s :
condition, prevent breakdown, and assure
a . To perform t h e periodic services
m a x i m u m operational readiness. Second