TM 5-3810-207-20/TO 36C23-3-37-12
SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
Section I. SHIPMENT WITHIN ZONE OF INTERIOR
337. Preparation of Equipment For Shipment
preparation of the crane-hovel for domestic shipment
are outlined within this paragraph. Preservation will be
accomplished in sequence that will not require the
operation of previously preserved components.
Inspection. The crane-shovel will be inspected
for any unusual conditions such as damage, rusting,
accumulation of water, and pilferage. DA Form 2404
(Work sheet for Preventive Maintenance and Technical
Inspection of Engineer Equipment) will be executed on
Cleaning and Drying. Thorough cleaning and
drying by an approved technique is the first essential
procedure in any effective preservation process.
Approved methods of cleaning and drying, types of
preservatives, and methods of application are described
in TM 38230.
Painting. Paint all surfaces when the paint has
been removed or damaged. Refer to TB ENG-60 for
detailed cleaning and painting instructions.
(Depreservation Guide of Engineer Equipment).
A properly annotated depreservation guide
preservation for each item of mechanical
equipment with any peculiar requirements
outlined in the remarks column. The
complete depreservation guide will be
placed with the crane-shovel in a waterproof
envelope, marked "Depreservation Guide",
and fastened in a conspicuous location on or
near the operator's controls
Prior to placing the crane-shovel in
operation or to the extent necessary for
inspection, depreservation of the item
shall be performed as outlined on the
Cooling Systems. Determine that cooling
system is filled to the proper level with a clean solution
of 50 percent water and 50 percent ethyleneglycol
conforming to Specification OA-548, type I.
It is not necessary to drain and refill
cooling system if the solution is clean
and checks to a -25
°F. If temperatures
°F. are expected, antifreeze
conforming to Specification MIL-C-
11755 shall be used in its undiluted
Lubrication Systems. Check level of lubricant.
Operate the engines at a fast idle until lubricant has
been circulated throughout the system.
Sealing of Openings. Openings that will permit
the direct entry of water into the interior of the gasoline
engine-driven equipment, starting motor, etc., shall be
sealed with pressure-sensitive tape conforming to
Specification PPP-T-60, type III, class 1.
Fuel Tanks. If the fuel tank is empty, it will be
fogged with type P-10, grade 2 engine preservative oil
conforming to MIL-L-21260. It is not required to drain
the tank of operating fuels.
Exterior Surfaces. Coat exposed machined
conforming with Specification MIL-C-11796, class 3. If
preservation is not available, cup grease may be used.
Marking. Shall conform to MIL-STD-129.