2-15. M87 GAS-PARTICULATE FILTER UNIT (CONT).
DO NOT throw away damaged or unusable filters as ordinary trash.
DO turn in damaged or unusable filters tO your hazardous waste management office
or Defense Reutilization and Marketing office (DWO).
The unit commander or senior officer in charge of maintenance personnel assigned
to remove the contaminated gas and particulate filters must prescribe the
necessary protective clothing (TM 10-277) to be worn during this operation. He
must also prescribe he necessary safety measures to be followed including the
NBC decontamination (FM 3-5). This must be performed before the new filters are
installed. Failure to wear protective clothing or follow safety measures may
result in injury or death.
Set POWER switch on the compartment
control module to OFF.
Remove screws (2), aluminum washer (3), and
pull access hole frame (5) from housing unit
Pull two gas filters (7) from housing unit (6).