ARMY TM 5-6115-633-14&P
Drycleaning solvent P-D-680 is both toxic and flammable. Wear safety goggles
and gloves and use in a well-ventilated area. Avoid prolonged breathing of
vapors and avoid skin contact. Do not smoke or use near open flame or
excessive heat. Flash point of solvent is 100F to 138F (38C to 59C). If you
become dizzy while using P-D-680, get fresh air immediately and get medical
aid. If P-D-680 contacts eyes, flush with water and get medical aid
(1) Keep it clean. Dirt, grease, and oil get in the way and may cover up a serious problem.
Use drycleaning solvent P-D-680, to clean metal surfaces. Use soap and water to clean
rubber or plastic parts and material.
(2) Bolts, nuts, and screws. Check them all to make sure they're not loose, missing, bent, or
broken. Don't try to check them all with a tool, but look for chipped paint, bare metal, or
rust around bolt heads. If you find one loose, tighten it or report it to unit maintenance.
(3) Welds. Look for loose or chipped paint, rust, or gaps where parts are welded together.
If a broken weld is found, report it to higher level of maintenance.
(4) Electrical wires, connectors, terminals and receptacles. Look for cracked or broken
insulation, bare wires, and loose or broken connectors. Tighten loose connectors and
make sure the wires are in good condition. Examine terminals and receptacles for
(5) Hoses and fluid lines. Look for wear, damage, and leaks. Make sure clamps and fittings
are tight. Wet spots and stains around a fitting or connector can mean a leak. If a leak
comes from a loose connector, tighten it. If something is broken or worn out, report it to
b. Leakage Definitions. It is necessary for you to know how fluid leakage affects the status of your
equipment. The following are definitions of the types/classes of leakage you need to know to be able
to determine the status of your equipment. Learn and be familiar with them. When in doubt, NOTIFY
Seepage of fluid (as indicated by wetness or discoloration) not great
enough to form drops.
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops but not enough to cause
drops to drip from item being checked/inspected.
Leakage of fluid great enough to form drops that fall from the item