REF. Mil-D-45064 B (WC)
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS DEGREASER, PORTABLE, SOLVENT TYPE, TANK IMMERSION
Description: The degreaser conforming to the referenced specification consists of a rectangular 16 gal. mild steel tank
102" long, 10" wide and 12" deep. It is equipped with a cover hinged along the length dimension incorporating a fusible
link assembly permitting the cover to close automatically in the event of fire.
The tank is liquid tight and is equipped with a drain valve, an inlet hose with strainer to pump and a discharge hose and
nozzle providing accessibility to the full working area of the tank. A frame supporting the tank is equipped with 3" swivel
casters and acts as the support for the motor and pump assembly with foot switch for ease of operation. Two work rests
and one parts basket are provided. The work rests support the basket and large parts from the bottom of the tank.
Make certain that electrical current available is 115 v. 60 hz., single phase.
If degreaser is to be used in a confined area, a forced ventilation system shall be provided.
Make certain that drain valve is closed and fill tank with recommended solvent to fill line.
Parts are cleaned by immersing in solvent or through direction of solvent flow from the hose and nozzle.
If flow from nozzle diminishes significantly or ceases, check inlet strainer to make sure it is free flowing
and not clogged in any way.
If strainer is clean, disconnect from electrical power source, remove solvent from tank.
Remove discharge and inlet hoses to make certain there are no blockages in the interior.
Examine pump to make sure inlet is not clogged and rotor is not loose on drive shaft.
If all these parts are in good working order, have qualified electrician check power source, outlet box, all
wiring, foot switch and motor.
Repair: The motor of the degreaser is an explosion-proof, totally sealed unit and should not require any periodic
maintenance. Should failure occur with the motor or foot switch, repair should be undertaken by a qualified electrician.