SKID WELDMENT -REPAIR.
This Task Covers:
Tools and Test Equipment Required
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive (Appendix B, Section III, Item 1).
Electric Welder (Appendix B, Section II, Item 3).
FM 43-2, Metal Body Repair and Related Operations
TM 43-0139, Painting Instructions for Field Use.
TM 9-237, Welding Theory and Application.
Unit shut down and cool.
Enclosure Removed (para. 4-13).
A-frame removed (Reference para. 5-3).
Reel Cabinet removed (Reference para. 4-28).
Air Compressor Assembly removed (Reference para. 4-34)
Tool Box removed (para. 4-22).
Lube Tank removed (para. 5-13)
Fuel Tank removed (para. 4-21).
Diesel Engine removed (para. 4-39).
Skid Assembly Removed from Trailer (para. 5-1).
Repair. (Refer to Figure 5-28).
Inspect skid (1) for dents, cracks, or corrosion.
Weld cracks as needed (Ref. TM 9-237)
Fix dents as needed. (Ref. FM 43-2).
Clean off corrosion with wire brush then repaint in accordance with TM 43-0139.
Inspect skid (1) for straightness. Repair if necessary.
Figure 5-28. Skid Weldment