ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIEL
4-1. Inspecting and Servicing the Equipment
The motor driving this compressor has
ball bearings lubricated for life. It has no
storage in a new or used condition. In either case, a pre-
grease fitting, or plugs near the bearings,
operative check must be made to assure that the equip-
and requires no lubrication.
ment and its components are ready for operation without
danger to equipment or personnel.
b. Inspecting the Equipment.
(1) Inspect the motor identification plate for
a. General. This unit is portable (on casters) and
cur- rent and voltage specifications, and compare with the
may be positioned on any relatively level floor or base.
electric service available. Check that the motor is cor-
b. Location. Choose a clean, relatively cool loca-
rectly wired. Be particular about checking the wiring and
tion if possible, and provide ample space for cooling and
voltage of a dual voltage motor.
general accessibility. Position belt wheel side towards a
(2) Inspect the assembly for any obviously
wall, leaving at least 15 inches (38 centimeters) for air
missing parts, or damages that may have occurred during
circulation to the belt wheel fan.
c. Installation. To lessen vibration, blocks may be
(3) Check for all parts that may have been re-
placed in front and rear of all casters.
moved and packaged separately for shipment.
d. Power. When the available power supply is
(4) Inspect the drive V-belts (a matched pair).
equal to that required by motor (para 4-lb. above), and no
Check the adjustment (para 3-8), then turn the compres-
other electrical equipment is on the circuit, number 8
sor drive wheel through several revolutions by hand. This
AWG wire connected to a feeder not more than 100 feet
will assure that everything is free and in working order.
(254 centimeters) away, will carry the load.
c. Servicing the Equipment. Service the compres-
sor frame with compressor oil (LO 5-4310-352-12).
Section II. REPAIR PARTS, SPECIAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
4-3. Special Tools and Equipment
4-4. Maintenance Repair Parts.
There are no special tools or equipment required to per-
Repair parts and equipment are listed and illustrated in
form maintenance on the air compressor.
the "Repair parts and special tools list" TM 5-4310-352-
Section III. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
Because all required inspections must be made daily, or
will refer to table 4-1, for procedures to be followed dur-
more frequently, organizational maintenance person- nel
ing their periodic inspection.
Table 4-1. Organizational Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
Total man-hours required 0.5
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
COMPRESSOR FRAME OIL
Refer to LO5-4310352-12 for type, then drain and change oil.
CAPSCREWS, SCREWS, AND BOLTS
Check that all capscrews, screws, and bolts are tight. Use a torque wrench and tighten to the
Section IV. TROUBLESHOOTING
inspections which will help you to determine probable
causes and corrective actions to take. You should perform
a. This section contains troubleshooting informa-
the tests/inspections and suggested corrective action for
tion for locating and correcting most of the trouble that
you to remedy the malfunction.
may develop in the air compressor. Each malfunction for
an individual components is followed by a list of tests or