2-3. PMCS PROCEDURES (Cont'd).
If hypochlorination unit does not perform as required, refer to Chapter 3, Section II, Troubleshooting.
If anything looks wrong and you can't fix it, write It on your DA Form 2404 IMMEDIATELY report it to your
Following are checks that are common to the entire hypochlorination unit
Keep it clean. Dirt, grease, oil, and debris only get in the way and may cover up a serious problem.
Clean as you work and as needed.
Rust and Corrosion. Check hypochlorination unit for rust and corrosion. If any bare metal or
corrosion exists, clean, and apply thin coat of oil Report it to your supervisor.
(3) Bolt, Nuts, and Screws. Check all for obvious looseness, missing, bent, or broken condition You
can't try them all with a tool, but look for chipped paint, bare metal, or rust around bolt heads If you
find a bolt, nut, or screw you think is loose, tighten it or report it to your supervisor.
Welds. Look for loose or chipped paint, rust, or gaps where parts are welded together. If you find a
bad weld, report it to your supervisor.
Hoses and Fluid Lines. Look for wear, damage, and leaks, and make sure clamps and fittings are
tight. Wet spots show leaks, but a stain around a fitting or connector can also mean a leak. If leak
comes from loose fitting of connector, tighten It If something is broken or worn out, report it to your
2-4. LEAKAGE DEFINITIONS FOR OPERATOR PMCS. You must know how fluid leakage affects the status of the
hypochlorination unit Following are types/classes of leakage an operator needs to know to be able to determine the status
of the hypochlorination unit Learn these leakage definitions and remember' when in doubt, notify your supervisor
Equipment operation is allowable with minor leakages (Class I or II). Of course, consideration
must be given to fluid capacity in the item/system being checked/inspected. When in doubt,
notify your supervisor.
When operating with Class I or II leaks, continue to check fluid levels as required in your PMCS.
Class III leaks should be reported immediately to your supervisor.
CLASS I Seepage of fluid (as indicated by wetness or discoloration) not great enough to form drops.
CLASS II Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops but not enough to cause drops to drip from item being