SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE AND DEMOLITION TO PREVENT
Section I. SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
with type III, class I, pressure sensitive tape con-
forming to Specification PPP-T-60.
a. General. Detailed instructions for the prepa-
will conform to
ration of engineer equipment for domestic ship-
ment are outlined below. Preservation will be ac-
complished in sequence that will not require the
h. Disassembly, Disassembled Parts, and Basic
operation of previously preserved components.
b. Inspection. The welding machine will be in-
(1) Disassembly will be limited to the remov-
spected for any unusual conditions such as dam-
al of parts and projecting components that tend
age, rusting, accumulation of water and pilferage,
to increase the overall profile of the equipment
Inspection of the individual components and as-
semblies will be as outlined on the "Preventive
(2) Disassembled items will be packed with
Maintenance Checks and Services, Quarterly" in
the publications in the toolbox if possible, Other-
wise, items will be packed in a suitable container
and secured to the equipment to prevent loss or
c. Cleaning and Drying. Clean all surfaces with
an approved cleaning solvent and dry thoroughly.
Refer to TM 38230 for choice and application of
4-2. Loading Equipment
d. Painting. Paint all surfaces on which the
paint has been removed or damaged. Refer to TM
(1) Be sure the packing crate remains right
9213 for detailed cleaning and painting instruc-
side up when removing the welding machine to the
e. Depreservation Guide. DA Form 2258 (De-
(2) The welding machine can be loaded with
preservation Guide of Engineer Equipment).
Warning: When using a lifting device to
(1) A properly annotated depreservation
move the welding machine make sure that it has a
guide will be completed concurrently with preser-
safe lifting capacity of at least 1,000. Do
vation for each item of mechanical equipment
not allow the welding machine to swing freely
with all peculiar requirements outlined in the re-
when being lifted. Failure to observe this warning
marks column. The completed depreservation
may cause damage to the equipment or serious
guide will be placed with the equipment in a
injury to personnel.
waterproof envelope, marked "Depreservation
Guide," and fastened in a conspicuous location on
b. Shipping. Block or tie welding machine right
or near the operator's controls.
side up to the bed of the carrier to prevent shift-
ing while being transported.
(2) Prior to placing equipment in operation
or to the extent necessary for inspection, depreser-
of Equipment for Storage
vation of the item will be performed as outlined on
the depreservation guide.
a. Detailed instructions for preparation of the
welding machine for limited storage are provided
f. Sealing of Openings. The fan guard opening
located in the back panel of the welding machine
storage not to exceed six (6) months.
will be covered with waterproof paper and sealed