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Inspect filter element for rupture in filter material or damage or looseness of seal.
Replace element if damaged in any way.
Inspect filter element to determine if contaminated with dust or oil. Element can be
cleaned by using compressed air or by washing.
If filter is contaminated with dust, clean by using 90 psi compressed air.
If filter is contaminated with carbon or oil deposits, clean by washing.
Compressed air used for cleaning purposes will not exceed 90
psi. Use only with effective chip guarding and personal
protective equipment (goggles, face shield, gloves, long
sleeves, etc. )
Always wear goggles and face shield when using compressed
air. If dirt blows in your eyes, you can be blinded.
Make sure unauthorized personnel are not in the area where this
task is being performed, Failure to do so may result in injury.
Using V-Pack cleaner assembly (Item 34.1, Chapter 3, Section I), direct stream of
compressed air against inside of filter element.
Move air stream up and down length of pleats until no dust is visibly being blown out.
Do not hit element against solid object. Damage may occur to
Shake or blow off dust before wetting filter element.
Prepare solution of warm water (80F to 110F) and detergent (Item 33, Appendix D) in
container large enough to hold filter element.
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