SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE AND DEMOLITION TO
PREVENT ENEMY USE
Section I. SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
(2) Prior to placing equipment in operation or
4-1. Preparation of Equipment for Shipment
to the extent necessary for inspection,
depreservation of the item will be
Detailed instructions for
preparation of the generator for domestic shipment
outlined within this paragraph. Preservation will
accomplished in sequence that will not require
f. Power Cable.
The power cable will be
operation of previously preserved components.
disconnected, coiled, and tied securely to the metal
frame inside the cabinet. The access panel will then be
reinstalled and the cable opening sealed with tape.
b. Inspection. The generator will be inspected for
any unusual conditions such as damage, rusting,
accumulation of water, and pilferage. Inspection of the
g. Basic Issue Items. All basic issue items will be
individual components and assemblies will be as
packed with the publications and made secure.
outlined on "Preventive Maintenance Checks and
Services, Quarterly" in this manual.
c. Cleaning and Drying. Clean all surfaces of the
If packing is required o provide
generator with approved cleaning solvent and dry
adequate probation against damage
thoroughly. Refer to TM 38230.
during shipment, rear to TM 38-230
for guidance in crate fabrication.
d. Painting. Remove rust and corrosion from
4-2. Loading Equipment for Shipment
areas to be painted by sanding. Paint the exposed and
sanded surfaces. (TM 9-213).
Use appropriate materials handling equipment of
sufficient capacity to lift the generator onto the carrier.
e. Depreservation Guide.
DA Form 2258
Block and tie the unit to the carrier to assure that it will
(Depreservation Guide for Vehicles and Equipment).
not move during transit.
(1) A properly annotated depreservation
4-3. Preparation of Equipment for Limited Storage
guide will be completed concurrently with
preservation for each item of mechanical
a. Detailed instructions for preparation of the
equipment. Any peculiar requirements
generator for limited storage are provided in paragraph
will be outlined in the blank space on the
3-83. Limited storage is defined as storage not to
The completed depreservation
exceed six (6) months. Refer to AR 743-505.
guide will be placed with the equipment in
b. Every effort should be made to provide covered
"depreservation Guide," and fastened in a
conspicuous location on or near the