Section VIII. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
Preparation for Storage or Shipment ................. 4-51
4-51. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT.
Administrative Storage of Equipment-1 to 45_Days.
Administrative storage is shortterm storage It covers
storage of equipment which can be readied for mission performance within 24 hours. Before placing an item In
administrative storage, the next scheduled preventive maintenance checks and services should be performed,
all known deficiencies corrected, and all current modification work orders applied. The administrative storage
site should provide protection from the elements and allow access for visual inspection when applicable.
Intermediate Storage-46 to 180 Days.
No special handling is required other than that required for
Long Term or Flyable Storage. There is no time limit for this type of storage
Remove thermostat cover and thermostat from subbase (para 4--50). Disconnect wires from thermostat
Place retained polystyrene insert over thermostat mercury switch and place subbase, thermostat. and
cover in retained original package.
Place thermostat, fresh air damper, and mounting brackets in the bottom duct assembly on the air
Wrap the unit with two layers of heavy plastic sheet or barrier paper.
Tape and strap the wrapping .n place
Mark the unit per standard Army procedures.
When storing or shipping air conditioners, bind units together in pairs. This will
help ensure units remain upright; tilting can damage equipment.