PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
As a medical equipment repairer you are responsible for keeping the CS-8952
Field Deployable X-ray System functioning at highest efficiency levels. To perform
preventive maintenance checks and services (PMCS) on this mobile X-ray unit you need
the following materials and equipment: the manufacturer's service literature, a digital
multimeter, a flashlight, and inspection mirror, a soft cleaning rag, a medical equipment
organizational maintenance tool kit, and your individual tool box. Report any uncorrectable
conditions on a DA Form 2404. This lesson covers general maintenance of the entire
mobile X-ray unit and preventive maintenance procedures for the major individual
components of the CS-8952 system.
Steps "a" through "d" are performed quarterly.
a. Inspect Main Control Cabinet Exterior and High-Voltage Transformer.
Inspect all the electrical cables, cords, connectors, and fittings for
Inspect all cables and connectors for the following.
(a) Breaks in the insulation.
Signs of arcing or burns.
Inspect the exterior painted or plated surfaces for the following
(5) Ensure all name plates and warning labels are present, legible, and