Table 2-1. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for Fire Suppression Equipment
Set - continued
Item To Be
Not Fully Mission Capable If:
Check that roller assembly is in
place, secure and free of binding or
Check that hose reel is secure, free
Drum does not turn freely.
of rust, and drum turns freely with
rewind brake released.
Check Rewind brake to be sure it is
Rewind brake prevents drum
free of rust and holds drum
from turning freely when
stationary when applied and does
not bind drum when released.
Check that lift bar is free of rust, in
place, and secure.
Dry Chemical Tank
Cap must not be removed
until tank pressure has
been relieved. Severe
injury can result if cap is
removed while tank is
Check for obstruction in cap vent
Cap vent holes obstructed.
Check quantity of dry chemical per
Dry chemical supply low.
paragraph 2-9 and 2-10.
Check that cap is in place and that
Cap missing or tank damaged.
tank is free of rust and in good