OPERATOR'S MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS.
This section contains lubrication instructions for
the editorial and photomechanical shelter of the special
warfare printing plant.
General. Keep all lubricants in closed
containers and store in a clean, dry place away from
external heat. Allow no dust, dirt, or other foreign
material to mix with the lubricants. Keep all lubrication
equipment clean and ready for use.
Cleaning. Keep all external parts not requiring
lubrication clean of lubricants Before lubricating the
equipment, wipe all lubrication points free of dirt and
grease. Clean all lubrication points after lubricating to
prevent accumulation of foreign matter.
Points of Lubrication. Lubricate the door
hinges and handles of the editorial and photomechanical
shelter with a few drops of OE-10 (Lubricating Oil,
Internal Combustion Engine) monthly, or if binding
occurs during operation.
Section II. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS
To ensure that the printing plant is ready for
systematically so that defects may be discovered and
corrected before they result in serious damage or
failure. The necessary preventive maintenance checks
and services are listed in table 3-1. Defects discovered
during operation of the system shall be noted for future
correction to be made as soon as operation has ceased.
Stop operation immediately if a deficiency is noted
during operation, which would damage the equipment if
operation were continued.
Before you operate. Always keep in mind the
CAUTIONS and WARNINGS. Perform the before (B)
While you operate. Always keep in mind the
CAUTIONS and WARNINGS. Perform the during (D)
After you operate. Be sure to perform your
after (A) PMCS.
Troubleshoot with proper equipment. Report any
deficiencies using the proper forms, see paragraph 1-2.
3-4. Daily Preventive Maintenance Services.
Refer to table 3-1 for a listing of preventive
maintenance checks and services which must be
performed by the operator. An explanation of the
tabular columns is as follows:
Item Number. The number appearing In this
column indicates the chronological order of the checks
and services regardless of interval. This column is used
as a source of item numbers for the TM Number column
on DA Form 2404. Equipment Inspection and
Maintenance Worksheet. in recording results of
Preventive Maintenance Checks and services.
Interval. The columns headed B, D. A. W.
and M contain a dot (.) opposite the appropriate check
Thus, if a given check is to be performed before
operation, a dot is placed in the B column opposite the
check to be performed. If the check is to be
accomplished during operation. the dot would be placed
In the column headed D, and if the same check is to be
made in two or more periods, a dot will be placed in
each applicable column.
Combat Operability (C). The C column
identifies combat operability checks for unit readiness
reporting purposes d. Item To Be Inspected. The items
listed in this column are divided into groups under which
the item to be inspected is identified.
Procedures. This column contains a brief
description of the checks to be performed.
f. For Readiness Reporting Equipment Is Lot Ready/At-
ailab4e If. This column contains the criteria which will
ready/available because of inability to perform Its