7. Lubricate the motor and pump bearings.
8. Lubricate, as necessary, the gear reducer unit.
9. Lubricate the conveyor shaft bearings, drive
mechanisms, sprocket chains, and so on.
This chapter has presented some general
information on maintenance and repairs of laundry,
mess deck, galley, and scullery equipment.
Maintenance personnel should make use of the
10. Replace any missing lubrication fittings.
11. Inspect all steam and water valves.
12. Disassemble and inspect pumps internally for
undue erosion or corrosion at least annually.
manufacturers technical manual, the PMS, and other
related NSTMs, which are furnished to all Navy ships.
Table 7-4.Troubleshooting Chart for Scullery Machines
Dish racks slide off chain conveyor.
Water pressure too low.
Water splashing on floor or into
Rinse water temperature is less
Spot or film on eating utensils after
Change of tension on either chain.
Spray nozzles or slot plugged.
Strainer baskets plugged. Slipped
belts on pumps.
Leaks around doors; torn curtains
or curtains not in proper position.
Insufficient heat from booster
Wash water saturated with grease.
Dirty tank Weak sprays in wrong
direction. Improper detergent
Reset idler sprockets to proper
tension on each chain.
Dismantle spray assembly. Wash
out piping; clean parts.
Disassemble and clean strainer. If
belts are frayed or tom, replace
them. Adjust tension by resetting
idler pulley or by moving motor on
Realign door. Repair or replace
gasket. Repair or realign curtain.
Readjust spray to keep it within
limits of tank.
Remove scale from steam coil.
Correct leaking fittings. Calibrate
or replace thermostat.
Stop operation and clean all
Equipment. Adjust speed of
conveyor. Examine spray
equipment. Clean nozzles, spray
pipes, scrap trays, and strainers.
Check piping for leaks. Check to
see if valves are operating properly.
Examine pump. Clean impeller if