OPERATOR AND ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE
Section I. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
the occurrence of trouble to reduce downtime, and to
4-1. Scope of Operator's Maintenance
insure that the equipment is serviceable.
The Maintenance duties assigned to the operator of the
a. Systematic Care.
The procedures given in
inverter are listed below with a reference to the
paragraphs covering the specific maintenance function.
systematic care essential to proper upkeep and operation
a. Daily preventive maintenance checks and ser-
of the equipment. The cleaning operation (para. 4-7)
vices (para. 4-5).
should be performed as necessary. If the equipment is
b. Weekly preventive maintenance checks and
not use daily, cleaning must be performed before
services (para. 4-6).
operation or after any extended shutdown. The other
items should be checked daily if the equipment is in
Cleaning (para. 4-7).
continuous operation, or whenever the equipment is
d. Operational checks (para. 4-9).
placed in operation after a shutdown.
e. Operation of fans (para. 4-8).
b. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services.
The preventive maintenance checks and services charts
4-2. Equipment and Materials Required for
at specific intervals. These checks and services are
The equipment and materials required for operator
made to maintain Army electronic equipment in a
maintenance are listed below.
serviceable condition; that is, in good general (physical)
To assist the operator in maintaining
a. Cleaning compound (Trichlorethane).
equipment serviceability, the charts indicate what to
b. Cleaning cloth.
check, how to check, and the normal conditions. The
References column in the charts provides a source of
supplementary information or corrective measures. If any
d. Fine bristle brush.
defect cannot be remedied by the operator, using the
4-3. Preventive Maintenance, General
instructions contained in this chapter, higher category
Preventive Maintenance is the systematic care, servicing
maintenance is required.
and inspection of equipment at stated intervals to prevent
Section II. OPERATOR MAINTENANCE
that must be performed daily by the operator of the
4-4. Operator's Preventive Maintenance Checks and
inverter as a routine part of his regular duties, and the
least once each week if the equipment is maintained in a
Operator preventive maintenance checks and services of
the inverter are required daily (para 4-5) and weekly (para
4-6). The daily and weekly preventive maintenance
services that must be performed once each week by the
checks and services are performed while the inverter is
4-5. Daily Preventive Maintenance Checks and Service Chart
Check that the exterior surfaces of the inverter are clean. Clean
exterior surfaces as required.
Check the operation of all fans.
Operational checks ....................
Check the operation of inverter.