CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS (Con't).
Castings, Forgings, and Machined Metal Parts.
Dry cleaning solvent, P-D-680, is toxic and flammable. Always wear protective gog-
gles 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 solvents flash point is 100°F-138°F (38°C-59°C). If you become
dizzy while using cleaning solvent, immediately get fresh air and medical help. If
solvent contacts eyes, immediately wash your eyes and get medical aid.
Clean inner and outer surfaces with dry cleaning solvent (Item 18, Appendix F) and dry
with clean rags (Item 15, Appendix F).
Remove grease and accumulated deposits with a scrub brush (Item 3, Appendix F).
Compressed air used for cleaning or drying purposes, or for clearing restrictions,
should never exceed 30 psi (207 kPa). Wear protective clothing (goggles/shield,
gloves, etc.) and use caution to avoid injury to personnel.
Clear all threaded holes with compressed air to remove dirt and cleaning fluids.
DO NOT wash oil seals, electrical cables, and flexible hoses with dry cleaning sol-
vent or mineral spirits. Serious damage or destruction of material will result.
Oil Seals, Electrical Cables. and Flexible Hoses. Wash oil seals, electrical cables, and flexible
hoses with a solution of detergent (Item 8, Appendix F) and water. and wipe dry with a clean rag (Item 15, Appen-
General Cleaning Covered by Other Manuals. Refer to TM 9-247, Materials Used for Cleaning.
Preserving, Abrading. and Cementing Ordnance Materiel and Related Materials Including Chemicals.
PRESERVATION OF PARTS.
Unpainted metal parts that will not be installed immediately after cleaning should be covered with a thin
coat of lubricating oil (Item 14, Appendix F).
On painted areas where paint has been removed, paint in accordance with procedures outlined in TM 43-
0139 and TB 43-0209.