soap or detergent for cleaning purposes under usual
54. Bench Tops
operating conditions. Cleaning under unusual operating
Operator maintenance of bench tops consists of
conditions may require more active cleaning agents,
cleaning and the application of wax or similar
such as cleaning solvent. Care should be exercised in
application and use of cleaning solvent so as not to
benches with a soft brush whenever there is an
damage the finish of the cabinets. Lubricate the
accumulation that could mar the surface. Stains, such
cabinets at hinge points, on sliding surfaces, and at
as marking fluid, grease, oil or ink, may be removed by
points of closing. Use a good grade of light lubricating
washing the bench top with a solution of mild soap and
oil; do not use more lubricant than is required to
water. Wipe the surface with a clean cloth to remove
maintain normal operating conditions; wipe off excess
moisture after cleaning is completed.
cabinets may be accomplished by the operator when
such a severe nature as to remove protective coating or
disassembly is not required; generally this will consist of
when the protective coating is marred by scratches,
aligning hinges, slides, locking bars, and closing points.
nicks, gouges, or exposure to the elements.
Adjustments should be made only
when the operating efficiency of the
cabinet will be impaired unless the
misalinement is corrected.