(1) Shield the air conditioner from dust as much as possible.
(2) Take advantage of any natural barriers which offer protection.
(3) Limit the amount of dusty or sandy outside air introduced through the fresh air damper.
(4) Roll down and secure the fabric cover on the back of the cabinet during periods of shutdown.
(1) Keep the air conditioner as clean as possible.
(2) Pay particular attention to the outside grilles, condenser, filters, mist eliminator, louvers and electrical com-
(3) In extreme conditions, daily cleaning of condenser, falters and outside grilles may be necessary.
2.12. Operation in Unusually Wet Conditions
The air conditioner is designed to be exposed to the elements, so it is reasonably weatherproof. However, during periods of
extremely wet, windy weather, the fabric cover should be closed when the air conditioner is not in use. The fabric cover
should be opened during dry spells, to permit the interior to dry out.
2.13. Operation in Salt Air or Sea Spray
To prevent the accumulation of salt on exposed surfaces. the fabric cover should be kept closed when the air conditioner is
not operating. Exposed areas should be spray-rinsed or sponged with clear water periodically to remove salt encrustations.
2.14. Emergency Procedures
a. CBR Hazard. When operating under chemical-biological-radiological (CBR) conditions, attach
filtering unit to the intake on upper right rear surface of the unit. Close fresh air damper completely, and make sure that
b. Power Reduction. To conserve available power during periods when full 208-volt, 3-phase power is not
available, the air conditioner should be operated in the VENTILAT'E mode only.
2.15. Administrative Storage
u. Placement of equipment in administrative storage should be for short periods of time when a shortage of
maintenance effort exists. Items should be in mission readiness within 24 hours or within the time factors as determined by
the directing authority. During the storage period appropriate maintenance records will be kept.
b. Before placing equipment in administrative storage, current maintenance services and equipment serviceable
criteria (ESC) evaluations should be completed, shortcomings and deficiencies should be corrected, and all modification
work orders (MWO'S) should be applied.
c. Storage site selection. Inside storage is preferred for items selected for administrative storage. If inside storage
is not available, trucks. vans, conex containers and other containers may be used.