Maintaining the Radiation Shield will assure that your weather instruments will continue to perform at their highest accuracy.
These is the issues you may encountered if not maintaining the Radiation Shield in your VP2.
- Excessive dirt and build-up on the plating can hamper air flow.
The common solutions you may used in maintaining the Radiation Shield in your VP2 is the following.
- Wipe the outer edge of each ring with a damp cloth.
What if you have encountered the problem inside the radiation shield?
Well, these are the following issues you may encountered your radiation shield.
- Debris or insect nests can be caught inside the shield.
In order to fix that, these are the following solution.
- Check the radiation shield at least once a year for debris or insect nests and clean when necessary. You should disassemble and thoroughly clean your radiation shield at least once a year. See your ISS User Manual for detailed instructions.
A little Note.
- If you have a 24-Hour Fan-Aspirated Radiation Shield, it is a good idea to replace the NiCad C-cell batteries when you clean the shield.
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