drying, types of preservatives and methods of application are described
in TM 38-230.
d. Painting. Paint all surfaces where the paint has been removed
or damaged. Refer to TM 9-213 for detailed cleaning and painting in-
e. Depreservation Guide.
(1) A properly annotated DA Form 2258 (Depreservation Guide for
Vehicle and Equipment) will be completed concurrently with preservation
for each item of mechanical equipment. Any peculiar requirements will
be outlined in the blank spaces on the form.
(2) The completed depreservation guide will be placed with the
equipment in a waterproof envelope marked "Depreservation Guide" and
fastened in a conspicuous location on the equipment.
(3) Prior to placing the equipment in operation or to the extent
necessary for inspection, depreservation of the item shall be performed
as outlined on the depreservation guide.
f. Sealing of Openings. Openings that will permit the direct entry
of water into the air conditioner shall be sealed with pressure sensi-
tive tape conforming to PPP-T-60, Type III, Class 1.
g. Packing. The air conditioner should be packed in a suitable
container for shipment. Refer to TM 38-230 for guidance in selecting,
fabricating, and packing the shipping container. Pack the basic issue
items and removable component in a suitable container and secure it to
the shipping container.
h. Marking. Mark the air conditioner for shipment in accordance
Loading Equipment for Shipment
Use appropriate materials handling equipment of sufficient capacity
to lift the air conditioner onto the carrier. Block and tie the unit
to the carrier to assure that it will not move during transit.
Preparation of Equipment for Storage
a. Detailed instructions for preparation of the air conditioner for
limited storage are provided in paragaph 56. Limited storage is de-
fined as storage not to exceed six (6) months. Reference to TB 740-90-
b. Every effort should be made to provide covered storage for the
air conditioner. If this is impossible, select a firm, level, well-