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Plastic and Wood Items
1. Spot cleaning of a plastic or wood item will be accomplished by using procedures from the Spot-
cleaning paragraph detailed on the previous page, as required.
2. Imperfections on plastic items may be removed by buffing with crocus cloth. Similar defects on wood
items can be fixed with a suitable grade of sandpaper.
3. When applicable, ensure that any adjacent fabric is not damaged when buffing or sanding.
1. Remove any burrs, rough spots, rust, or corrosion on metal items that cannot be eliminated by
brushing or spot cleaning (Shaking and Brushing paragraph and Spot-cleaning paragraph detailed on
the previous page) by buffing and polishing with crocus cloth or steel wool. Ensure that any adjacent
materials are not harmed when filing, buffing, or polishing.
2. When the metal item has been properly smoothed, remove all oils and filings by brushing and dipping
in a soap and water solution.
3. When dried, spray the metal item with a dry film lubricant and allow to air dry for 24-hours and put the
item back into service.
4. Shield any adjacent fabric when spraying dry film lubricant to prevent saturation.
5. Small amounts of lubricant will not damage fabric, but may cause discoloration and make fabric
1. Suspend or elevate wet or damp LVADS Ancillary Equipment in a well-ventilated room or in a heated
2. Item drying time may be reduced through the use of electric circulating fans.
3. When heat is used, the temperature will not be higher than 160F (71.5C), with a preferred
temperature at 140F (60.0C) until the item is dry.
4. Fabric or wooden items will not be dried in direct sunlight by laying an item out on the ground, except
in an emergency.
DO NOT use diesel fuel, gasoline, or benzene (benzol) for cleaning.
All PMCS inspections will be a Technical/Rigger Inspection.
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