3-6 STORAGE BOX AND COVER REPAIR. (CONT).
Clean storage box (1) and cover (2) with wire brush
and dry cleaning solvent to remove all traces of grease
and oil. Dry with compressed air.
Inspect storage box and cover for rust spots,\pardents,
cracks, punctures, and gouges.
Inspect mounting holes for distortion and tearing.
Inspect storage box for cracked welds.
Straighten out dents in storage box and cover as
Welding operations produce heat, highly toxic fumes, injurious radiation, metal
slag, and airborne particles. Welding goggles, properly tinted lenses, an apron or
jacket, and welders' boots are required to avoid injury to personnel.'
6. Weld cracks, punctures, or tears in sheet metal, using patches on rusted areas if necessary. Refer to TM 9-237.
Grinding operations create airborne abrasive dust and particles. Respiratory and
eye protection is required to avoid injury to personnel.
7. Grind smooth any gouges.
8. Use emery cloth to smooth out repaired areas and repaint.
9. Replace storage box and cover in accordance with paragraph 2-24.