It is important to ensure the calibration lab you entrust is following proper protocol when calibrating your multi-purpose cart. All maintenance should be conducted by following applicable codes and regulations. Below we have compiled a checklist for the proper care and maintenance procedures. Your calibration lab should be following each of these steps when calibrating your multi-purpose cart.
- Maintain 45 to 50 psi tire pressure
- Grease wheel bearings quarterly
- Maintenance on high-pressure nitrogen booster should be conducted using applicable codes governing the handling, operation, installation, and troubleshooting. Maintenance should only be performed by qualified persons
- Gauges should be inspected and calibrated annually to maintain and ensure accuracy
- Manifold inlet hoses and nitrogen output hoses should be inspected weekly for signs of cracking or kinking. Replace as necessary
- Keep unit clean and free from any contaminants
- Visually inspect for any system leaks or damages
- Change engine oil in the generator annually
- Inspect plug and wire for wear and cracking
- Check towing eye for bending, excessive wear, and/or deformity
- Tighten towing eye mounting bolts to 25 ft-lbs
- Calibration on gauges if requested
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