SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE AND DEMOLITION
TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
4-1. Preparation of Equipment
a. General. Detailed instructions
for the prepa-
ration of the air conditioner for domestic ship-
ment are outlined within this paragraph. Preser-
vation will be accomplished in a sequence that
will not require the operation of previously pre-
b. lnspection. The air conditioner shall be in-
spected for any unusual condition such as dam-
age, rusting, accumulation of water, and pilferage.
Inspect in accordance with steps outlined in the
Quarterly Preventive Maintenance Services.
c. Cleaning and Drying. Thoroughly clean the
air conditioner by the most applicable approved
method. Approved methods for cleaning and
drying are described in TM 38-230.
d. Painting. Paint all surfaces when the paint
has been removed or damaged. Refer to TM
9213 for detailed cleaning and painting instruc-
e. Depreservation Guide. Record depreservation
instructions on DA Form 2258( Preservation and
Depreservation Guide for Vehicles and Equip-
ment) concurrently with the preservation of each
air conditioner. Record any peculiar requirements
in blocks 28 through 33. Place the completed de-
preservation forms in a waterproof envelope
marked Depreservation Guide and secure in a
location on or near operational
f. Sealing of Openings. Seal all openings that
will permit the direct entry of water, such as the
discharge grille, intake grille, fresh air inlet
screen and filter, and condenser fan guard. Seal
small openings with pressure-sensitive tape con-
forming to type IV of specification PPP-T-60.
Cover large openings with waterproof wrapping
paper conforming to specification UUP-271, and
seal edges with pressure-sensitive tape.
g. Extemor Surfaces. Coat exposed machine
AND LIMITED STORAGE
ferrous metal surfaces with GAAGrease. Auto-
motive and Artillery.
h. Packing. Utilize original container, if availa-
ble; otherwise, refer to TM 38230 for guidance
in container selection and fabrication. Pack pub-
lications with air conditioner.
i. Marking. Marking shall conform to the re-
quirements of Standard MIL-STD129.
4-2. Loading Equipment for Shipment
a. Load air conditioner with a forklift or other
b. Secure air conditioner to carrier with blocks
4-3. Preparation of Equipment for Storage
a. General. This paragraph covers preparation
of the air conditioner for limited storage. Limited
storage is defined as storage not to exceed six
b. Preparation. Perform the steps outlined in
paragraphs 4lb through 4lh. Closed storage is
preferred for the air conditioner; if this type
storage is not available, select a firm, level, well
drained location protected from prevailing winds.
Position the air conditioner off the ground on
planking or other solid surfaces. Cover the air
conditioner with a tarpaulin or other suitable wa-
terproof covering and secure it in place to pre-
vent it from being blown off.
4-4 Inspection and Maintenance of
Equipment in Storage
Inspect the air conditioner and perform the pre-
ventive maintenance checks and services in para-
graph 3-5, every ninety days. Operate the air
conditioner long enough to assure complete lubri-
cation of the system. Immediately correct all de-
ficiencies that are discovered or forward the unit