Section II SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF EQUIPMENT
The Air Conditioners are packaged in a container designed for shipment and handling with the cabinet in an upright
position. The base of the container is constructed as a shipping pallet with provisions for the insertion of the forks on
materials handling equipment.
a. Remove all blocking and tiedowns that may have been used to secure the container to the carrier.
b. Use a forklift truck, overhead hoist, wrecker, or other suitable material handling equipment to remove the
packaged unit from the carrier.
Use care in handling to avoid damage to the air conditioner. If an overhead lifting
device must be used, use an appropriate sling so that the weight of the unit is
borne by the base of the shipping container.
a. General. Normally, the packaged air conditioner should be moved into the immediate area in which it is to be
installed before is unpacked.
The shipping container and pallet are of such a design that they may be retained
for reuse for mobility purposes if frequent relocation of the air conditioner is
b. Remove Shipping Container. Remove all bands and retaining devices that secure the upper container to the
base pallet. Lift the container vertically and remove it from the base pallet.
c. Remove packaging. Remove the cushioning around the top of the cabinet and retain, reuse is anticipated.
Remove the preservation barrier, if applicable, by tearing around the bottom of the air conditioner cabinet. Remove the
technical publications envelope and accessory sack that are taped to the cabinet, and put them in a safe place.
It is recommended that the cabinet be left bolted to the shipping pallet until time to
place it in the installation position. All receiving inspection actions can be
conducted without removal from the pallet.
3-4. RECEIVING INSPECTION
Perform receiving inspection of the air conditioner in the following manner:
a. Inspect the equipment for damage incurred during shipment. If the equipment has been damaged, report damage
on DD form 6, Packaging Improvement Report.
b. Check the equipment against the packing slip to see if the shipment is complete. Report all discrepancies in
accordance with the instructions of DA PAM 738-750.
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