Figure 1-15.--Typical lubrication MRC--Continued.
cleaning solvent may be used for this purpose. The
which cover one specific area of aircraft lubrication.
lubricant should be applied sparingly to prevent
The top section of the card gives the card number, MRC
accumulation of dust, dirt, and other foreign matter.
publication number, frequency of application, time
to do this section of cards, manpower required, name
fittings with a grease gun, make sure the lubricant
of area being lubricated, and if you need
appears around the bushing. If no grease emerges
electrical/hydraulic power. The card illustrates the unit
around the bushing, check the fitting and grease gun for
to be lubricated, and the number and types of fittings.
proper operation. You should make sure the grease gun
The type of grease or oil to be used is listed with each
is properly attached to the fitting, and wipe up all excess
grease when done. If the flush-type fitting is being
Prior to lubricating any parts, consult the MIMs or
used, the grease gun must be equipped with the
MRCs for proper equipment and type of lubricant.
flush-type adapter. Hold the adapter perpendicular to
Consult the MSDS for any special safety precautions.
the surface of the fitting when you use the gun. A
Remove all foreign matter from joints, fittings, and
15-degree variation is permitted.
bearing surfaces. A clean, lint-free cloth soaked with a