3-39. FILTER SUPPORT, TYPE A AND B SEPARATORS (Continued).
Replace damaged or defective
filter support with a service-
Filter elements are subject to contamination by
the human hand.
Be sure that the correct element is selected for
Use only 614-501 prefilter elements
Type II) in the first stage (prefilter)
and 611-100 coalescer elements (MIL-F-52847, Type
III) in the second and third stages.
element is longer than the coalescer element.
Handle the filter ele-
ments only by the end
an element, insert hand
through the opening in
the end cap.
It is important that the filter element be handled
properly. DO NOT touch or handle the sock area (side
covering) of the elements.
Contamination of this
surface by skin oils may prevent the coalescer
element from functioning properly and cause foaming
of the effluent.