a. Wash the interior of framerail structures through
11-2. Cleaning Procedures.
drilled access holes to remove mud, dirt, and rust. Use
of a high pressure washer will facilitate this operation.
Observe the water flushed through the rails to
determine if it is clean.
When cleaning, water may be discharged in
excess of 1200 psi (8274 kPa) from high
b. Allow at least four hours for vehicle drying.
pressure water equipment. Serious injury
Additional drying time may be required if unfavorable
could result. Eye protection must be worn
weather conditions exist. Compressed air may be used
to prevent injury.
to speed up the drying process.
c. Prime and paint those areas showing bare metal.
Allow painted areas time to dry before rustproofing.
Steam cleaning will not be used.