Section III. GENERAL MAINTENANCE
2-12. Maintenance Services.
Maintenance services include
materials away from open flames.
inspection, and paint touch-up.
Failure to do so could result in injury
maintenance is performed to detect and correct
conditions which may cause the equipment to deteriorate
and degrade field performance or cause a field failure.
(1) Metal parts. Use dry, clean wiping rags to
Refer to table 2-10 for required materials.
remove dust, dirt, grease, moisture, or other foreign
b. General Cleaning Instruction. The laser range
matter from metal parts. If the foreign matter cannot be
finder should always be kept reasonably clean. System
removed using dry wiping rags, dampen a rag with
performance may be degraded, and relatively obvious
alcohol or solvent and gently wipe the area.
defects that would be noted in a visual inspection may be
(2) Rubber parts. Clean rubber parts using a
hidden by dust, grease, or other foreign matter. Cleaning
mild detergent and .warm water. Then dry the parts
which may be performed by DS and GS maintenance
using a (clean, absorbent wiping rang.
personnel is the same as that performed by
organizational maintenance personnel prior to touch-up
paintings. Cleaning of internal optics is performed at GS
The optical elements of the laser
range finder are coated. Do not clean
glass surfaces of the laser range
finder with rags or other material that
Use only in a well-
might scratch the coated surfaces
ventilated area. Avoid prolonged or
repeated breathing of the vapor.
Avoid prolonged or repeated contact
with the skin.
Table 2-10. Maintenance Materials Required
Ethyl alcohol is flammable. When using it for cleaning, keep it and all flammable cleaning materials away
from open flames.
Toluol solvent is toxic and flammable. Use only in well ventilated area. Avoid prolonged or repeated
breathing of the vapor. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with the skin.
Braid, Wire (Copper, tin-coated, Tubular) 1/2 in. ID. No. 36
Cotton, Flannel, Cotton (wiping rag)
Ethyl Alcohol, Liquid
Grease, Pneumatic Systems
Insulation, Sleeving, Electrical Heat Shrinkable (white
MIL-1-23053 / 5
Paint, White (Color 227875)
Paper, Lens Tissue
Primer Coating, Epoxy Polyamide, Chemical and Solvent
Sealing Compound Adhesive, Curing (Polysulfide Base)
Sealing Compound Non-Curing Polysulfide Base
Sealing, Locking and Retaining Compounds Single component
Tape, Antiseize Tetrafluoroethylene with Dispenser
Tape, Lacing and Tying
Toluol, Cleaning Solvent
(Fisher Scientific Co.)