56. Lines and Connectors
Checks for leaks, breakage, and damage
should be made before air powered equipment is put
a. General. Operator maintenance of the air lines
and connectors consist of service and adjustments.
Adjustments of lines and
b. Servicing. Keep air lines and connectors away
from grease and oil. Remove foreign materials with
essentially of adjusting adapters, or quick disconnect
approved cleaning compounds.
fittings, to obtain a more positive seal to prevent loss of
compressed air. These adjustments to adapters or fittings
Warning: Use compressed air only for the purpose for
are made by hand and no special tools or equipment are
which it is intended. Serious injury can result from
Report all leaks, breakage, or damage of air lines to
second echelon maintenance for correction.
Figure 15. Separator mounting rod.