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Improper cleaning methods and use of unauthorized cleaning liquids or solvents can injure personnel and
cause damage to equipment Refer to TM 9-247.
Drycleaning solvent P-D-680 is toxic and flammable Wear protective safety goggles and gloves and use only
in a well-ventilated area Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothes and do not breathe vapors Do not use near
open flame or excessive heat The flashpoint for type #1 drycleaning solvent is 1000F (380C) and for type #2 is
138°F (590C) If you become dizzy while using cleaning solvent, get fresh air immediately, and get medical aid
If contact with eyes is made, flush your eyes with water and get medical aid immediately.
All parts must be cleaned thoroughly.
For more information on how to clean parts, go to General Maintenance Instructions (page 2-424).
Using drycleaning solvent, clean
Particles blown by compressed air are hazardous Make certain the air stream is directed away from user
and other personnel in the area Compressed air used for cleaning purposes shall not exceed 30 psi (207
kPa) User must wear safety goggles or face shield to prevent injury to personnel.
Using air blow gun and air hose assembly,
Using wiping rag, wipe clean.