What grade of lubricant oil must you use when lubricating the Washer
EK-1? (circle answer)
Where do you apply the lubricant when lubricating the washer, and how
PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE SERVICE
3-13 Meaning and Importance
Preventive maintenance means making systematic checks and adjustments
at regular intervals to keep equipment operating at top efficiency. It is
not the same as troubleshooting and repair.
The purpose of preventive
maintenance is to prevent breakdowns and, therefore, the need for repair.
The purpose of troubleshooting and repair is to locate and correct existing
defects. The importance of preventive maintenance cannot be overemphasized.
Failure or inefficient operation of one piece of equipment may cause the
failure of the entire washer operation. It is vitally important, therefore,
that operators properly maintain their equipment.
Most of the parts of Washer EK-1 require routine preventive
indiscriminately, definite and specific instructions are needed. Paragraphs
of the equipment and serve as a guide for organizational maintenance
3-15 General Inspection
To insure efficient and trouble-free performance of all operating
parts, inspect, lubricate, and check Washer EK-1 for cleanliness at regular
Avoid the use of unauthorized cleaning substitutes and of
improvised implements of inspection and correction.