Table 38 (Continued)
Inspect, clean, and repair or replace
Inspect, clean, repair, and adjust.
Check, clean, repair, and paint as
(1) Q-Quarterly; SA-Semiannually; A-Annually; V-Variable, as conditions may
(2) The frequencies shown are suggested frequencies that may be modified by local
command, as individual installation conditions warrant.
Valves. See par. 8.3.2.
Pumps. See par. 6.5.
Compressors. Table 39 is a checklist of the procedures for maintaining
compressors. Note that these procedures are general. Always read and follow the
manufacturer's instructions for mechanical equipment.
General Information. Proper lubrication prevents damage to wearing
surfaces, reduces the maintenance required, and cuts power costs and equipment
outages. The instructions that follow list the recommended lubricants for various uses.
Directions for lubricating specific equipment are presented in tabular form and, where
desirable, are repeated in the text that applies to the specific equipment items. These
instructions may be modified by the operator to meet individual situations, but in
general such modifications require the approval of the utility manager.