The operable equipment in a Mardan Fabrication guard booth consists of sliding windows, sliding or swing doors, door and window weather stripping, light fixtures, fan forced heaters, air conditioners, and restroom fixtures. Just as in your own home, these items should be cleaned and checked regularly. Please note that the furnished equipment within your guard booth will vary and some instructions may not apply to your guard booth.
Tracks in sliding windows should be cleaned at regular intervals and drain holes must be kept open. Glass in sliding or fixed windows should be kept clean for best visibility. Follow special instructions for cleaning glass clad polycarbonate bullet resistant glazing, acrylic sheet or standard polycarbonate sheet.
Sliding door tracks and carriage trollies should be cleaned at regular intervals to prevent accumulation of dirt that might interfere with the door travel and cause premature wear of the trolley wheels. Do NOT use graphite spray to lubricate the door’s overhead carriage wheels as it is a granular lubricant that will break down the movable parts. Instead, use Nylube
Make certain booth is level for ease of door operation.
Door hinges and Hydraulic Closer should be cleaned at regular intervals to prevent accumulation of dirt which might interfere with the door and cause premature wear of the door hardware. Make certain booth is level. Check and tighten hinge screws if necessary.
Keep door locks clean and maintain proper tightness. Lubricate if necessary. Provide keys only to critical personnel.
Door and window weather stripping should be checked at regular intervals for adjustment or damage. Missing or damaged pieces should be replaced to seal unit against adverse weather conditions.
Light fixtures equipped with acrylic lens should be cleaned regular interval to insure maximum light output. Light fixtures containing two or more lamps should be replaced as a set.
Fan Forced Heater:
Refer to Heater Manufacturer’s instructions/recommended maintenance. Periodically vacuum dirt and lint as required for safe and efficient operation. Avoid using heater cabinets as a foot rest. Do not put objects on or close to the heater, especially during operation.
Air Conditioner / HVAC Unit:
Refer to Air Conditioner Manufacturer’s instructions/recommended maintenance. Periodically vacuum dirt and lint from grilles and clean filters as required for efficient operation. If there is an output problem, check the voltage feed. For more details about how to clean your guard booth air conditioner, please visit our guard booth air conditioner page.
Rest Room Fixtures:
Porcelain rest room fixtures may be cleaned with any over the counter rest room cleaner.
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