SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIAL.
a. Unloading. The Air Conditioner is packaged in a container designed for shipment and handling with the
cabinet in an upright position. The base of the container is constructed as a shipping pallet with provisions for the
insertion of the tongs of a fork on material handling equipment.
(1) Remove all blocking and tiedowns that may have been used to secure the container to the carrier.
(2) Use a forklift truck or other suitable material handling equipment to remove the packaged unit from the
Use care in handling to avoid damage to the air conditioner. If an overhead lifting
device must be used, use an appropriate sling so that the weight of the unit is
borne by the base of the shipping container.
(1) Normally, the packaged air conditioner should be moved into the immediate area in which it is to be
installed before it is unpacked.
The shipping container is designed to allow for reuse for mobility purposes if
frequent relocation of the air conditioner is anticipated.
(2) Cut the metal bands that hold the top and sides of the container to the base. Lift the container vertically
and remove it from the base and cabinet.
(3) Remove the cushioning around the top of the cabinet and retain, if reuse is anticipated. Remove the
preservation barrier by tearing around the bottom of the cabinet. Remove the technical publications envelope and
accessory sack that are taped to the cabinet and put them in a safe place.
It is recommended that the cabinet be left bolted to the shipping pallet until time
to place it in the installation position. All receiving inspection actions can be
conducted without removal from the pallet.
c. Receiving Inspection. Perform receiving inspection of the air conditioner in the following manner:
(1) Inspect the equipment for damage incurred during shipment. If the equipment has been damaged,
report damage on DD Form 6, Packaging improvement Report.
(2) Check the equipment against the packing slip to see if shipment is complete. Report all discrepancies
in accordance with instructions of DA Pamphlet 738-750 (The Army Maintenance Management System).
(3) Check to see whether the equipment has been modified.