Advanced Inspection - Proximity Helmet
When inspecting the face shield of a proximity helmet, look for:
Peeling and heat damage
All of the above
I you discover damage on the face shield, it should be documented on the inspection form and removed from service.
A damaged face shield must be replaced. It cannot be repaired.
It is not necessary to inspect the thermal lining of the shroud.
You should check the outer shell of the helmet shroud for:
Suppleness and flexibility.
Large blisters and smoke stains.
Damage to the reflective trim.
Delamination, discoloration, thin spots, holes, tears, embrittlement, cracking, burns abrasions and worn spots.
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