ARMY TM 10-1670-275-23&P
AIR FORCE TO 13C5-25-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-26
2-12. Cleaning and Drying.
This task covers:
a. Cleaning fabric items
c. Drying fabric items.
with cleaning solvent.
d. Cleaning metal Items.
b. Cleaning fabric items
e. Equipment immersed in salt water.
with dishwashing compound.
f. Equipment immersed in fresh water.
Special Environmental Condition:
Tetrachloroethylene, Item 27, Appendix D
Ventilation required as repeated or prolonged
Dishwashing Compound, Item 13, Appendix D
inhalation of cleaning solvent vapors can be
Rag, Wiping, Item 21, Appendix D
detrimental to human health.
Lubricant, Solid Film, Item 15, Appendix D
Cloth, Abrasive, Item 5, Appendix D
Brush, Scrub, Item 3, Appendix D
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
Layout on packing table or other suitable area.
Due to flammable properties and nylon-damaging substances, cleaning
solvents other than tetrachloroethylene will not be used in the spot-cleaning
of air delivery equipment. Tetrachloroethylene will only be used. In areas
where substantial ventilation is available. Repeated or prolonged inhalation
of the solvent vapors can be detrimental to human health. In addition, avoid
prolonged or repeated contact of the solvent fluid with areas of the skin.
Tetrachloroethylene must not be taken internally.
If during the cleaning there exists a possibility that the substance to be
removed contains acid or some other equally destructive ingredient, the item
will be evacuated to intermediate maintenance activity for determination as
to the nature of the substance and item disposition. If the substance cannot
be identified or if normal repair procedures will not eliminate all traces of
chemical or acid damage, the applicable item will be condemned.