GENERAL MAINTENANCE (Contd)
LOADING AND MOVEMENT OF EQUIPMENT (Contd)
4. Loading and Movement. For transportability guidance handling and
movement of the BEB, refer to TM 743-200-1, Storage and Materials Handling,
and TM 55-2200-001-12, Transportability Guidance for Application of Blocking,
Bracing, and Tiedown Materials.
a. When unloading a BEB for shipment or storage, ensure cargo bed, pallet, or
ground surface is flat, level, and capable of supporting weight of BEB and
IBC. Refer to Equipment Data, WP 0002 00, for weights and dimensions of
b. Dunnage should be placed under the IBC during unloading to facilitate
tiedown and prevent movement during shipment. Dunnage also prevents
damage to bottom of IBC when loading/unloading from ground to
PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
1. Cleaning. Protection for BEB and accompanying equipment must be sufficient
to protect the material against deterioration and physical damage.
Skysol 100 mixture is combustible. Use mechanical
ventilation whenever product is used in a confined space,
is heated above ambient temperatures, or is agitated. DO
NOT use or store near heat, sparks, flame, or other
ignition sources. Keep container sealed when not in use.
Contact with Skysol 100 may cause skin irritation. Use
chemical-resistant gloves. In case of skin contact, remove
any contaminated clothing and wash skin thoroughly
with soap and water. Wash contaminated clothing before
reuse. Eye contact may cause irritation, tearing, or
blurring of vision. Use face shield or goggles when eye
contact may occur. In case of eye contact, flush eyes with
large amounts of water for at least fifteen (15) minutes
or until irritation subsides. Inhalation may cause
irritation to upper respiratory passages. DO NOT have
food or drink in the vicinity. Failure to comply may result
in injury to personnel.
Prior to application of corrosion preventive compound,
surfaces must be cleaned to ensure removal of corrosion,
soil, grease, or vehicle acid and alkali residues.
a. Remove all dirt, grease, oil, and other foreign matter from all painted metal
surfaces of the BEB by scrubbing with cloths soaked in Skysol 100. Refer to
items 2 and 1, WP 0053 00. Use warm water for cleaning rubber parts.