Section VI. OPERATION OF MATERIAL USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE EQUIPMENT
lers (fig. 2-12 and 2-15) are located in the accessory
drawers below the hose reels. These hand guns are
The auxiliary material used in conjunction with the
used to dispense small quantities of lubricants other
lubricator consists of a set of hand guns, oil spray
than general purpose grease and for emptying and
gun, air blower valve, portable lubricator, the neces-
filling transmissions or gear boxes.
sary accessory equipment and a fire extinguisher.
2-24. Hand Guns
a. General. A set of hand guns, adapters and coup-
Figure 2-15. Upper drawer and accessories
clockwise until it is seated firmly in the coupling.
b. Hand Lever Gun. The high pressure hand lever
(b) Push the handle forward until it reaches
gun (1, fig. 2-15) is used for lubricants required in
end of stroke.
small quantities, or for dispensing special lubricants.
(c) Hold gun so that lever arm falls into posi-
When operating the hand lever gun, best results are
tion when the piston is pulled out to a full stop.
obtained by taking full strokes with the lever handle.
(d) Attach a grease hose to lubrication fitting
If a heavy lubricant is used, it may be necessary to
on head of gun.
prime the lever gun occasionally. Special couplers
(e) Operate grease hose valve until cylinder is
and adapters provide contact for all types of fittings.
full as indicated by handle being forced out to a full
To fill the lever gun proceed as follows:
(1) Pressure fill.
(a) Pull back on the handle and turn counter-