(1) With the portable lubricator empty of grease,
The portable lubricator need not be refilled with air each
remove the valve cap from the valve stem (11) and
time grease is completely expelled. The air charge will
last approximately one year.
charge the container assembly (9) with air pressure
to 40 psi.
2-29. Fire Extinguisher
(2) Remove groove pin (7) and insert hose as-
a. Description. The portable carbon dioxide type
sembly (5) into connector as far as it will go. Replace
fire extinguisher is mounted within the right side of
groove pin (7) to its full length and check to be sure
the lubricating and servicing unit enclosure near the
hose assembly (5) fits into connector.
(3) Fill the lubricator with grease until the indi-
electrical and flammable liquid fires.
cator valve (4) shows full. Do not overfill.
b. Operation. Remove fire extinguisher from its
(4) Insert other end of hose assembly (5) into
location; break the seal, operate the control valve
body of booster valve assembly (6) and screw in the
and direct the stream at the base of the flame.
swivel fitting (12), hand tight.
c. Maintenance. For maintenance of the fire ex-
(5) Open the air relief valve on the booster valve
tinguisher, refer to TB 5-4200-200-10.
assembly (6) until grease flows in a steady stream.
Close the relief valve. The lubricator is now ready