Air Supply Valve.
This task covers:
Tape, Teflon (Item 23, Appendix E)
Air supply valve removed (para. 4-21).
Paper, Abrasive (Item 13, Appendix E)
Non-Ionic Detergent (NID) (Item 6, Appendix B)
Para. 5-6, General
Repair. (figure 5-9)
Cleanliness is imperative in maintaining and handling diving system components. All
tools and parts must be kept free of oil, grease, rust, or other contamination in
accordance with accepted Army diving cleaning procedures. Foreign substances within
an assembly could result in equipment failure and possible injury or death to personnel.
Ensure that all air lines and components removed or openings into the air system that
provides breathing air are covered with a plastic bag and secured with a rubber band or
taped shut. Small components should be stored in a plastic bag and sealed. Failure to
do so will cause air system to become contaminated and could result in injury or death to
The valve is partially disassembled during replace.
Remove packing gland nut (1) and nut (2).
Unscrew and remove valve stem (3) from valve body (4).
Do not remove valve packing from stem if stem has existing burrs.
Remove brass washer (5), teflon packing (6) and stainless steel spacer (7).
Remove relief valve (9).
Clean all items with warm soapy water and rinse thoroughly.
Dry all parts thoroughly.