INSPECTION DURING STORAGE - CONTINUED
Deprocess trailers that are to be placed in service in accordance with TM 740-90-1. Inspect and service the
trailer in accordance with section III, Service Upon Receipt (page 4-5).
Repair or replace all items tagged on inspection prior to preservation.
PACKING, SHIPMENT, AND STORAGE
The height and width of the trailer packaging must not exceed the limits of the loading table in
TM 55-200 when preparing the trailer for shipment by railroad. Consult the local transportation officer,
whenever possible, for limitations of the railroad lines to be used, so that delays, dangerous conditions,
and damage to equipment are avoided.
The dual tire style requires an increase in tire pressure to 45 psi (310 kPa) for rail shipment, unless the weather
is expected to be hotter than 90F (32C) during shipment.
Protect the trailer against corrosion by coating all unpainted surfaces with grease or oil. Lubricants listed in the
lubrication chart (page 4-3) may be used for this purpose. Check the trailer for corrosion frequently during
shipment and recoat with oil or grease if necessary.
Prepare the trailer for shipment by processing it in accordance with TM 740-90-1.
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