Section II. REPAINTING AND REFINISHING INSTRUCTIONS
responsible for painting, maintenance, and preservation
5-3 REPAINTING AND REFINISHING. TB 43-0118,
of the Antenna Tower TS-9A. SB 11-573, Painting and
Field Instructions for Painting and Preserving
Preservation Supplies Available for Field Use for
Electronics Command Equipment Including Camouflage
Electronics Command Equipment, specifies paints and
Pattern Painting of Electrical Equipment Shelters,
provides instructions for maintenance personnel
Section III. LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS
5-4 GENERAL. Keep all lubricants
in closed containers
Table 5-3. Recommended Lubricants for Electric
and store in a clean, dry and cool area. Do not allow
dust, dirt, or other foreign material to mix with oils and
grease. Keep all equipment clean and ready to use.
Keep all external parts that do not require lubrication
Lubricant viscosity group
free of lubricants.
Before application, wipe all
Ambient temperature Up to 300 rpm Over 300 rpm
lubrication points free of dirt and grease. Clean all
lubrication points after application to prevent
accumulation of foreign matter. Service the lubrication
-5to +550 F*
points at proper intervals, as illustrated in figures 5-1
through 5-5 and in accordance with the special
5-5 ELEVATOR HOIST. Lubricate the electric elevator
Mobil Oil Co.
hoist in accordance with the following instructions and
a. Remove red oil level plug and check gearcase
for proper oil level. If low, fill with oil through one -of the
upper openings until oil reaches oil level hole. Replace
* For temperatures below + 100 F, special oil seals are
plug tightly. (Refer to table 5-3 for recommended
**All group 63 lubricants must be changed after 300
b. Change gearcase lubricant after first 250 hours
hours of high temperature operation.
of use with grease (Mobil-Temp 78). Thereafter, change
the lubricant every 1,500 hours of operation.