REPAIR OF CONDITIONED AIR COOLING SYSTEM
Section I. TUBE ASSEMBLIES AND PLUMBING FITTINGS
b. Cleaning, Inspection and Repair.
(1) Clean tube assemblies and fittings with
The conditioned air cooling systems consists of two
kerosene and degrease with trichlorethylene IMILT-
separate air conditioning refrigeration systems. Each
7003) heated to 1600 to 1800 F in a vapor degreaser.
Warning: Trichlorethylene (MIL-T-7003) is toxic
condenser, receiver, and tubing interconnecting these
and should be used only in a well ventilated area.
Failure to observe this warning may result in
serious harm or death to personnel.
a. Removal. Remove the tube assemblies, fittings,
(2) Inspect flared tube fittings and hardware for
and valves by following the ascending numerical
stripped, crossed, peened, or otherwise damaged
sequence, of the index numbers I through 187 assigned
(3) Inspect tube assemblies for cracks, dents,
Note. Each tube assembly is independent of the others
corrosion, or other obvious damage.
and it is not necessary to completely disassemble the system
to repair or replace any one tube assembly. Only the tube
requiring such repair need be removed.