4-22. DRY CHEMICAL TANK REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR.
This task covers:
General Mechanics Tool Kit, Appendix B, Section III,
antisieze Tape, Appendix E, Section II, item 4
Spring Pin, Appendix H, Item 5
Tank Lifting Tool, Appendix B, Section III, item 6
Strip Ties (2), Appendix H, item 29
Lifting Device (Two Ton Capacity)
General Safety Instructions
Set parking brakes and lower jacks (para 4-29).
Remove lift bar (para 4-21)
Tank can swing while suspended from a lifting device
causing injury to personnel and/or damage to
Remove discharge hose and charging hose (para 4-15
steps (1) and (3)).
Remove cylinders (para 4-11).
Removal (See figure 4-19.)
Remove spring pin (1) and rod (2) from valve (3). Discard spring pin.
Remove four nuts (4), lock washers (5), screws (6), and flat washers (7) Discard lock washers.
Tank can swing while suspended from a lifting device causing injury to personnel
and/or damage to equipment
Piping is exposed extending outside of tank and can be damaged when lifting.
Remove cap (8) and place tank lifting tool (9) onto tank (10) fill collar. Install cap.
Attach lifting device to tank lifting tool (9). Secure tank (10) from swinging and carefully lift Lower tank
onto level ground or suitable work area floor.
Remove cap (8) and tank lifting tool (9) Install cap and hand tighten only.