Section II. PAINTING
c. Retouch with a matching shade of lusterless
Organizational maintenance personnel are authorized to
retouch the paint on the crimping outfit as required.
a. Thoroughly clean all surfaces to be painted.
Refer to TM 9-213 for general cleaning instructions and
methods of painting.
b. Prime all surfaces that are cleaned to expose
Section III. ORGANIZATIONAL PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE SERVICES
the flat surfaces on the gage stem and unscrew the
32. Hydraulic Press
gage from the coupling.
a. Organizational maintenance personnel are
authorized to remove and install the cylinder assembly.
(b) As the gage is unscrewed, brush
away any loose dirt, grit, or paint that may accumulate
b. If repairs are required, notify general support
around the top of the coupling so foreign matter will not
fall into the opening.
33. Pressure Gage
(c) Remove the gage from the press.
a. Description. The pressure gage is described in
coupling and a pipe nipple, in the opening marked "G"
(a) Unpack the new pressure gage.
on the top of the press cylinder head.
(b) Apply a thin coating of gasket-
forming compound to the gage-stem threads.
personnel are authorized to replace a defective or-
(c) Screw the gage handtight into the
damaged pressure gage.
(d) Grasp the flat surfaces of the gage
stem with a wrench. Turn the gage one full turn plus
with a pipe wrench. With an open-end wrench, grasp
that part of a second turn that is required to make the
dial face front.