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3-15. BOOM HEAD ASSEMBLY - REPAIR (cont)
Rescue hoist cable cutter contains an
explosive cartridge. Use extreme care
when handling to prevent injury to per-
sonnel. Static producing clothing pro-
hibited. When disconnecting electrical
connector, install a piece of aluminum
foil between cartridge pins and install
shipment cap to prevent injury.
a. Remove cable cutter (1) by removing bolts (2).
Do not disassemble cable cutter. Do
not remove cap. Handle with care and
dispose of in accordance with muni-
The cartridge has a combined shelf life
and installed life of not more than six years
from date of manufacture. The maximum
installed life is three years. Cartridge
replacement is mandatory when the maxi-
mum combined shelf and installed life has
b. Remove extension springs (3) from pressure
roller shaft (4).
c. Remove roller shaft (4), pressure roller as-
sembly (5) and washers (6).
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