Table 3-2. Rustproofing Equipment (Con`t).
Powerwash Equipment (Typical).
Prior to use of powerwash equipment, refer
to U.S. Government Safety Standards,
General Standards Part 1910, and U.S.
High pressure spray can cause serious
Government Construction Standards Part
injury or death. Never put hand or fingers
1926, adopted under the Occupational
over the spray tip. Never point spray at
Safety and Health Act.
another person. Never try to stop or deflect
leaks with your hand. Ensure that all
a. Powerwash equipment is used to thoroughly
components of the wash system can
clean a vehicle of all dust, grease, mud, and debris
withstand the pressures. Never exceed the
deposits before application of rustproofing material.
rated pressure of the equipment. Even after
Powerwash equipment available commercially may be
shut-off, pressure will remain in the system
air powered, hydraulic powered, gas powered, or
and must be purged by triggering the gun.
electrical. Units available may also be portable or
Inspect all parts of the system before use. If
injection injury occurs, get immediate
emergency medical care, even for a simple