Table 2-1. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for Water Quality Analysis Set:
ITEM TO CHECK/SERVICE
NOT FULLY MISSION CAPABLE IF:
Chemical Agents Water
Do not open sealed packages
for inspection. This can ruin
Do not use chemicals from
one kit to refill another kit.
Check that kit chemical packets and
Not enough intact chemicals to run
containers are not damaged and that
at least one set of tests.
kit contains enough chemicals to
perform at least one set of tests as
follows: one ticket (white label
packet), one detector tube (red band),
two detector tubes (blue band), one
zinc mix (orange label packet), one
salt mix (yellow label packet), one
tablet (green label packet), alkaline
solution, simulant tubes
blue/yellow, and blue/red band).
Check that test bottle and stopper
Test bottle or stopper assembly
assembly trap and connector are not
damaged or missing.
broken or missing.
New kits have a test strip
instead of a thermometer.
Both are discussed to cover
either a new or old kit.
Is test strip missing? While test
Test strip reads hot at room
bottle is empty, does test strip read
temperature after attempting repair
hot at room temperature? If so, fill
or is missing.
test bottle with hot water, allow to
stand for one minute. Empty water,
make sure the test strip is black.
Check for broken or missing
Thermometer broken or missing.
thermometer with case.
Check for broken or missing heater
Heater or metal clip is broken or
or metal clip.