Remove 12 nuts (43), flat washers (42), and insulating
washers (41), and remove 6 brush holders (39) and 12 tubes (40) from
Remove snap ring (38) from shaft of armature.
Press on inside race of armature bearing (50), and remove bear-
ing and baffle (49) from shaft of armature.
After completely disassembling the generator, clean
all parts, except ball bearings, brushes, capacitors, and the basic
generator housing (which contains the field coils) using mineral
spirits paint thinner or drycleaning solvent.
Immerse all parts,
except those noted above, in solvent and brush with a soft bristle
brush to remove stubborn accumulations that cannot be rinsed away by
After cleaning, dry parts with compressed air, and place in
a clean dust-free location until ready for assembly.
C6800IL for information on cleaning of Army materiel.
Do not allow parts to remain in
cleaning solvent more than 30 sec-
continued contact with
solvent tends to soften protective
coatings on some parts.
Clean generator housing, including field
coils, by brushing between coils with soft bristle brush to loosen
dust and other accumulations.
After brushing, use compressed air to
dislodge and remove all loosened material.
Clean outer surfaces by
wiping with cloth moistened in mineral spirits paint thinner or dry-