PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
Before storing the container crane for long periods or shipping it to a distant location, certain preparations must be made to
ensure operational readiness when the crane is placed in service again.
PRESERVATION, PACKAGING, PACKING, MARKING AND SHIPPING REQUIREMENTS.
These instructions provide minimum preservation and interim storage requirements for the container crane. Components
not to be painted will be coated with a preservative, whose application, removal or use will not damage the mechanism,
structure or function of the component or end item.
SHORT TERM STORAGE
The crane should be stored in an "operation-ready" status wherein all fluid levels and lubrication points are maintained in
an operational status.
Draining of fuel tanks is not required. If fuel tank is empty, no preservation is required.
Sealing of Openings.
Openings that will permit direct entry of water will be sealed with pressure-sensitive tape conforming to PPP-T-60, Type IV.
Large openings will be bridged with waterproof barrier material conforming to PPP-B-1055, and the edges of the barrier
material secured to adjacent surfaces with tape.
Lubricate equipment in accordance with LO 5-3810-306-12. Check lubricant for level and condition. Operate the engine
until it reaches normal operating temperature to ensure complete lubrication of bearings, gears, etc. The oil will remain in