AUTOMATIC RIPCORD RELEASE, MODEL 451
OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS - CONT
ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE - CONT
c. Remove storage cable (1) and piston rod cap (3) by unscrewing piston rod cap and
disengaging ball of storage cable from recess in piston rod.
d. Visually inspect the storage cable for damage to the end fittings and for fraying of the
cable or broken strands of wire. Remove from service any storage cable exhibiting
e. Do not discard serviceable storage cables. The storage cable should be used to relax
the power springs of the AR2 if it will not be used within 120 days.
Unless the AR2 is to be immediately placed in the test chamber, reattach the piston rod
cap (3) to the unit to protect the end of the piston rod from external forces or impacts.