OPERATOR'S AND ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE
grease the caster wheels in accordance with the
l u b r i c a t i o n chart (table 1).
This section contains a lubrication chart (table
( 3 ) Increase the interval of steps (1) and
1 ) which is supplemented by the detailed lubri-
( 2 ) above when operating under unusual condi-
cation information contained in paragraph 24.
t i o n s , paying particular attention to thorough
cleaning prior to lubrication.
24. DETAILED LUBRICATION INFORMATION.
Table 1. Lubrication Chart
a. Care of Lubricants. Replace covers on lu-
bricant containers after use and store in a clean,
d r y place. Keep all containers used for handling
o i l clean and ready for use.
b. Cleaning. Clean all lubrication fittings or
p o i n t s of application with a cloth dampened in
cleaning solvent (Federal Specification P-D-
680) before applying lubricant.
c. Points of Application.
(1) Clean the extension screw (2, figure 1)
(3) thoroughly and apply lubri-
c a t i n g oil as directed in the lubrication chart
( 2 ) Apply l u b r i c a t i n g o i l t o t h e c a s t e r
m o u n t s t e m o f t h e foot assemblies (12 ) and
Section Il. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE SERVICES
of preventive maintenance services rests not only
To ensure the equipment is ready for opera-
w i t h the operator, but with the entire chain of
t i o n at all times, it must be inspected system-
command from section chief to commanding offi-
a t i c a l l y before operation, during operation, and
cer (AR 750-5).
after operation, so defects may be discovered and
corrected before they result in serious damage or
26. OPERATOR'S DAILY SERVICES.
f a i l u r e . The necessary preventive maintenance
services must be performed before operation. De-
fects discovered during operation of the unit will
he noted for future correction, to be made as
soon as operation has ceased. Stop operation im-
mediately if a deficiency is noticed during oper-
a t i o n which would damage the equipment if op-
e r a t i o n was continued. After-operation services
will be performed at intervals based on the nor-
m a l operation of the equipment. Reduce interval
to compensate for abnormal conditions. Defects
or unsatisfactory operating characteristics beyond
t h e scope of the operator to correct must be re-
p o r t e d at the earliest opportunity organization-