Table 2-4. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for Miscellaneous Equipment (Cont)
Q - Quarterly
S - Semiannually
A - Annually
CHECK FOR AND HAVE
IS NOT READY/
REPAIRED OR ADJUSTED
B D A D W M Q S A
Check all equipment for dirt or grime,
rust, corrosion, and worn or chipped
paint. Wipe or scrub clean with house-
hold detergents; remove rust and corro-
sion by wire brushing, scraping, or chip-
ping. Immediately paint cleaned areas
with zinc chromate primer and finish
paint to match surrounding area in accor-
dance with TB 43-0144. DO NOT paint
threads or labels.
Be sure that electrical power is OFF before
performing any maintenance on electrical
systems. Redtag appropriate switches and
circuit breakers with: "WARNING - DO NOT
ACTIVATE. REPAIRS BEING MADE."
Observe all safety precautions listed at the
beginning of this manual.
DO NOT operate power tools if cords are
frayed or operating controls are defective.
a. Check for frayed or loose cords and
Cords and cables
damaged or loose power cables, electric
frayed or dam-
outlet receptacles, and switches.
Replace as necessary.
b. Check for loose or missing fasteners and
securements. Tighten or replace as nec-
c. Make sure equipment and work areas
are clean and free of foreign objects.
d. Check that power plugs are properly
seated in dedicated receptacles.
e. Check that correct speed and depth
adjustment are selected on drill press.