REEL CABINET FRAME - REPAIR.
This Task Covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive (Appendix B, Section III, Item 1).
Electric Welder (Appendix B, Section III, Item 3).
Dry cleaning solvent (Appendix E, Section II, Item 3).
FM 43-2, Metal Body Repair and Related Operations.
TM 9-237, Welding Theory and Application.
TM 43-0139, Painting Instructions for Field Use.
Unit shut down and cool.
Enclosure Removed (para. 4-13).
Reel Cabinet Assembly Removed (para. 4-28).
Battery Box Removed (para. 4-26).
Condensate Drain Assembly Removed (para. 4-27).
Reel Assembly Removed (para. 4-25).
Repair. (Refer to Figure 5-7).
Dry cleaning solvent is flammable. Do not use near open flame or non-
ventilated places. Keep solvent away from open flames or sparks. Avoid
inhaling solvent fumes. Avoid contact with skin. Flash point of solvent is 100°
F to 138° F (38° C to 59° C).
Use dry cleaning solvent to clean all areas of cabinet.
Inspect cabinet frame for cracks, defective drawer guides, broken weldments and other damage.
Clean off corrosion with wire brush, then repaint in accordance with TM 43-0139.
Fix dents as needed. (Reference FM 43-2).
Weld cracks as needed. (Reference TM 9-237).