CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS - Continued
Degreasing solvent MIL-PRF-680 Type III is an environmentally compliant and
low-toxicity material. However, it may be irritating to the eyes and skin. The use of
protective gloves and goggles is suggested. Use in a well-ventilated area. Keep
away from open flame and other sources of ignition. When not using MIL-
PRF-680 solvents, ensure MIL-PRF-680 solvent container is sealed. Store,
handle, and dispose of unused and spent solvents in accordance with local
procedures and plans.
Particles blown by compressed air are hazardous. DO NOT exceed 15
psi (103 kPa) nozzle pressure when drying parts with compressed air. Use a
maximum of 30 psi (207 kPa) when cleaning components. DO NOT direct
compressed air against human skin. Use caution and wear protective clothing
(goggles/shield, gloves, etc.) when working with compressed air. Make sure air
stream is directed away from user and other personnel in the area.
Failure to comply may result in personnel injury.
DO NOT wash oil seals, electrical cables, and flexible hoses with degreasing solvent or
mineral spirits. Serious damage or destruction of material will result. Failure to comply
may result in damage to equipment.
Castings, Forgings, and Machined Metal Parts
Clean inner and outer surfaces with cleaning solvent and dry with clean rags.
Remove grease and accumulated deposits with a scrub brush.
Clear all threaded holes with compressed air to remove dirt and cleaning fluids.
Oil Seals, Electrical Cables, and Flexible Hoses
Wash oil seals, electrical cables, and flexible hoses with a solution of detergent and water, and wipe dry with a
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PRESERVATION OF PARTS
Unpainted metal parts that will not be installed immediately after cleaning should be covered with a thin coat of
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