a. Wear clothing such as leather or heavy denim. Do not wear clothing with loose pockets, trouser cuffs, or
short or rolled up sleeves.
b. Do not expose bare skin to welding arc.
c. Do not look directly at welding arc unless you are wearing a welding hood.
d. Wear flash goggles or tinted safety glasses (No. 2) in welding area.
e. Disconnect power source before changing parts or making equipment repairs.
f. Do not touch drive mechanism or any part of the electrode.
Make sure welding area has plenty of fresh air without being drafty. Remove all toxic and combustible
h. hake sure all electrical and gas connections are tight.
i. Do not touch any metal in welding area with bare hands. Aluminum does not change color when hot.
j. Do not weld in the fuel compartment where sealing compound has been applied.
k. Use a welding screen to protect personnel from arc flash.
GENERAL WELDING PROCEDURES
See TM 9-237.
FLUID LEAKS AND CHECKING FOR LEAKS
a. GENERAL. Fluid leaks in hoses and fluid lines affect the carrier parts operation. The types and classes of
leaks are given below.
CLASS I Fluid seepage is not great enough to form drops, but is shown by wetness or color changes.
CLASS II Fluid leakage is not great enough to form drops. Drops do not drip from the item being checked
CLASS III Fluid leakage is great enough to form drops that fall from the item being checked or inspected.