Air compressor tank installation, top view.
Figure 19. Air compressor tank installation, end view.
Report all leaks, breakage, or damage of air
lines to second echelon maintenance for correc-
a. General. Operator maintenance of the air
lines and connectors consist of service and ad-
Note. Checks for leaks, breakage and damage should
be made before air-powered equipment is put into use.
c. Adjustments. Adjustments of lines and
connectors (figs. 11 and 12), by the operator
b. Servicing. Keep air lines and connectors
consists essentially of adjusting adapters, or
away from grease and oil. Remove foreign ma-
quick disconnect fittings, to obtain a more posi-
terials with approved cleaning compounds.
tive seal to prevent loss of compressed air.
These adjustments to adapters or fittings are
Warning: Use compressed air only for the
made by hand and no special tools or equipment
purpose for which it is intended. Serious injury
can result from misuse.