(4) Removing the CEP.
(a) If you are not wearing the M45 mask and are NOT using the extension cable,
disconnect the CEP connector end from the helmet connector before removing the helmet. If
you are wearing a CB protective mask, remove the helmet; disconnect the extension cable from
the helmet; disconnect the extension cable from the CEP after removing the CB protective
mask; and proceed with step (c) below.
(b) Remove the helmet.
(c) Remove each earplug by grasping the housing and pulling the earplug out of the
(d) Store the CEP in the container provided.
(e) Store the CEP extension cable in a marked container so that it is available when
(5) Care of the CEP.
(a) Do not leave the CEP attached to the helmet when not in use; always store the
CEP in the container provided.
(b) When the foam tips become soiled, remove them from the earplugs. Hand-wash
the foam tips with warm water and mild soap, and allow them to air-dry. Do not wash the foam
tips any more than necessary (about once a week); the more often they are washed, the sooner
they will wear out.
(c) With normal use, the foam tips will last about one month. Discard the foam tips if
the foam is degraded or pulled away from the plastic tube inside.
(6) Instructions for Cutting Template Out (Figure 14).
(a) Cut out the template. Cut out the screw locator circle (above the notation
PLACE THE PROPER SCREW HOLE OVER THE RIGHT REAR RETENTION SCREW) for
your helmet size.
(b) C t an X through the circles representing the "DRILL CENTER MARK" circle for
your helmet size.
(c) Making sure the template conforms to the shape of the helmet, place large hole
that you cut out over the retention screw.
(d) Align the curve on the left with the helmet cap plug (if it exists.)