TM 5-5430-211-13 & P
4-6 TESTING THE TANK FOR LEAKS - CONTINUED
Turn on the blower.
Pump air into the tank until the pressure reaches 1/2 p.s.i. DO NOT OVER INFLATE.
Use saw-horse to support the tubing.
Turn off the blower.
Testing for Leaks
Apply the soapy water to all repairs, assemblies and seams with a brush.
Leaks are indicated by bubbles appearing from a faulty area.
If any leaks are present mark the position with a crayon.
Allow tank to dry.
Deflate tank by removing tubing.
Repair any leaks before returning tank to service or storage.
Disconnect the pressure gauge, the drain valve and drain hose.
Disconnect the tubing from blower fan.
Replace dust cap on discharge assembly.
Return tank to service or storage.
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