SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
Section I. SHIPMENT WITHIN ZONE OF INTERIOR
in operation or to the extent necessary
263. Preparation of Equipment for Shipment
for inspection, depreservation of the
Detailed instructions for the
item shall be performed as outlined on
preparation of the snow removal unit for domestic
the Depreservation Guide.
shipment are outlined within this paragraph.
Cooling System Mobile. Determine that
Preservation will be accomplished in sequence that will
cooling system is filled to the proper level with clean
not require the operation of previously preserved
solution of 50 percent water and up to 50 per cent
ethylene glycol conforming to specifications O-A-548
b. Inspection. The snow removal unit will be
inspected for any unusual conditions such as damage,
Note. It is not necessary to drain and fill
rusting, accumulation of water, and pilferage. DA Form
464, Work Sheet for Preventive Maintenance and
cooling system if the solution is clean and checks to
Technical Inspection of Engineer Equipment, will be
a -25° F. If temperatures below -25° F are expected,
executed on the equipment.
antifreeze conforming to specification MILC-11755
c. Cleaning and Drying. Thorough cleaning
shall be used in its undiluted condition.
and drying by an approved technique is the first essential
g. Sealing of Openings. Openings that will
procedure in any effective preservation process.
permit the direct entry of water into the interior of
Approved methods of cleaning, drying, types of
gasoline engine-driven equipment,
alternator, and so on, shall be sealed with pressure-
in TM 38-230.
sensitive tape conforming to Specification PPP-T-60,
d. Painting. Paint all surfaces when the paint
type III, class 1.
has been removed or damaged. Refer to TB ENG 60 for
h. Fuel Tank: Drain fuel tank after engine
detailed cleaning and painting instructions.
preservation and fog interior with preservative oil, type P-
e. Depreservation Guide: DA Form 2258,
10, grade 2, conforming to Specification MIL-L-21260.
Depreservation Guide of Engineer Equipment.
(1) A properly annotated depreservation
guide will be completed concurrently
(1) Fully retract the pistons as far as the
with preservation for each item of
linkage will permit and secure.
mechanical equipment with any
(2) Coat exposed portions of the hydraulic
peculiar requirements outlined in the
piston rods and operating valve
controls with type P-6 preservative
depreservation guide will be placed
conforming to Specification MIL-
with the snow removal unit in a
C11796, class 3.
(3) Wrap with type 1, class 2, grade A,
"Depreservation Guide", and fastened
barrier material conforming to MIL B-
in a conspicuous location on or near
the operator's controls.
(2) Prior to placing the snow removal unit