Live steam used for cleaning shall not exceed 100 psi (690 kPa). During steam
cleaning operations, adequate ventilation, natural or forced, should be provided.
Do not direct live steam against skin.
Death or serious injury could occur if compressed air is directed against the skin.
Do not use compressed air for cleaning or drying unless the pressure is/has been
reduced to 30 psi (2.11 kgcm2) or less. When working with compressed air always
use chip guards, eye protection. and other personal protective equipment.
Steam clean the skid and dry with compressed air.
Inspect the skid for major bending and twisting. If frame straightening equipment is required, contact general support
If skid has no major bending and twisting. inspect for the following:
a.Dents and localized bending
b.Torn or gouged areas
c. Rust spots and punctures
d.Cracks in structure or welds
e.Torn or distorted mounting holes
Straighten out any dents or localized bending.
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.
5. Weld cracks in structure or welds and use patches to repair areas that are rusted through or punctured. Refer to TM 9-
Grinding operations create airborne dust and particles. Respiratory and eye
protection is required to avoid injury to personnel.
Grind smooth any gouges, tears, or repaired areas. Finish with emery cloth and repaint.