Table 2-1. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (Cont).
Item to be Inspected.
Equipment Will Be
Reported Not Ready If
DRESS ASSEMBLY (Cont)
Glove Leak Test.
Place an air supply, not to exceed 2 psig, just
inside the wrist opening and secure the glove
around the air supply.
Submerge the gloves in freshwater and fill slowly
with low pressure air until firm.
Mark any leak areas for repair and notify your
Secure air pressure and properly stow test
Inspect all weights for burrs, nicks and deformed
areas. Smooth all rough areas.
UMBILICAL HOSE/AIR SUPPLY WHIP
Annual inspections, checks, and tests of the
diver's high pressure hose and air supply whip
assemblies are scheduled after 3 years of service
life (3 years from date of manufacture).
However, they may be performed at any time the
assemblies become suspect.