3-26. Replace/Repair Plate Assembly.
This task covers:
INITIAL SETUP :
Tool kit, general mechanic's,
Vessel cover and baffles removed as
specified in para. 3-25 .
Plate assembly P/N 1291-2
Brush, Item 29, Appendix C
Solvent, Item 37, Appendix C
Lift plate assembly (1) out of vessel (2, Figure 3-22).
a. Disassemble plate assembly (Figure 3-23).
(1) Remove five self-locking wing nuts (1) and flat washers (3) from top of five threaded rod
ends (2) on plate assembly.
(2) Remove five sleeve spacers (6) from threaded rod ends at top of plate assembly.
(3) Alternately remove ten elliptical plates, one at a time, with five sleeve spacers (5) by sliding
off the top of the five threaded rod ends (2).
(4) Remove five sleeve spacers (6) at bottom of threaded rod ends.
b. Clean plates. Thoroughly clean each of the ten elliptical plates using brush and solvent.
Repair of plate assembly consists of replacing plate assembly (1).