BRIDGE ERECTION BOAT (BEB)
General maintenance instructions for cleaning, painting, placing in service, and
preparation for storage or shipment are provided in this work package. Publications
that provide additional information on general shop practice techniques and
1. General Instructions. Cleaning procedures will be the same for the
majority of parts and components on the BEB. General cleaning procedures are
detailed in steps 2 through 6.
2. The Importance of Cleaning. Great care and effort are required in all
cleaning operations. The presence of dirt and foreign material is a constant
threat to satisfactory equipment operation and maintenance. The following
instructions will apply to all cleaning operations:
Improper cleaning methods and use of unauthorized
cleaning solvents may result in injury to personnel and
damage to equipment.
Keep all related parts and components together. Do not
mix parts. Failure to comply may result in damage to
a. Clean BEB and IBC as necessary before performing PMCS, lubrication, and
b. Hands must be kept clean from grease which can transfer to BEB.