INSTALL ENGINE AIR PARTICLE SEPERATOR
Check rails for cleainliness and smooth surface
condition. Clean and/or repair surfaces as
Diffuser duct is made of fiberglass
and can be easily damaged. Do not
place weight on EAPS on diffuser
duct. EAPS is made of lightweight
metal and has thousands of plastic
inlet swirl tubes. Surface contact
with hard objects can damage plastic
tubes and/or sheet metal surfaces.
Place EAPS in horizontal position.
Attach EAPS Lifting Device (T188) to hoist and
position above EAPS. Connect cables to eye
bolts on EAPS secure with safety clips.
Lift EAPS carefully, avoid sudden
starts and stops. It may require
several persons to guide and steady
EAPS during lifting, alignment and
installation to prevent damage from
occurring to equipment.
Lift EAPS until mounting feet are level and
parallel with rails.
Keeps hands clear of rails.
Carefully move EAPS aft until both sets of
mounting feet are on rails. If mounting feet do not
align with rails, loosen inboard slide blocks, move
the EAPS aft and tighten slide blocks. Once
EAPS is on rails it must be able to be moved all
the way forward and aft on rails.
Disconnect EAPS Lifting Device (T188) from
Perform FOD check around engine
inlet before moving EAPS to an aft
Slide EAPS aft until firmly seated against engine
nacelle. P-seal on EAPS must contact engine
D-ring at all points.