CUTOUT COCK AND STRAINER
This task covers:
Tool kit SC4940-97-CL-E12
· Whenever the cutout cock and strainer is removed and installed for any reason, a stationary
locomotive airbrake test (para 2-9) must be performed to check that the cutout cock and strainer
functions properly in the brake equipment arrangement. Failure to perform test may result in injury
· Make sure air is drained before removal of the cutout cock and strainer. Residual air may escape
and cause injury to personnel.
When removing or repairing brake valves or
components, check air lines and pipes for corrosion,
breaks, splits, or loose connec- tions. Repair of air
lines and piping consists of replacing defective pipes,
lines, and connec- tions. Refer to TM 55-2210-224-
24P for identification of piping.
Remove two bolts (1), lockwashers (2), locknuts
(3), and bolts (4).
Remove cutout cock and strainer (5).
Remove gaskets (6) and (7) from pipe flanges (8)
Cutout cock and strainer must be
support level maintenance facility.