ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIAL
4-1. Inspecting and Servicing the Equipment.
When the editorial and photomechanical unit of
the special warfare printing plants is received by an
organization, it must be inspected and serviced to
prepare it for operation. These services will be
performed by organizational maintenance personnel.
The operator will assist the maintenance personnel
when so directed by the commanding officer.
Unpacking. Remove the tape seals which
secure the doors and other apertures of the shelter
during transit. Remove the tiedown straps which secure
the smaller items of equipment inside the shelter. The
individual items of equipment in the shelters are usually
transported intact in their operating position and no
installation procedures are deemed necessary. Remove
paper or other packing material from cables, etc. Use
care when unpacking any of the items of the unit.
Inspecting. Inspect the shelter and all
equipment and material packed therein for damage
during transit. Report all deficiencies on the proper form
(see TM 38-750).
Removal of Preservatives. Remove, with SD
(solvent, drycleaning), the preservative compound which
has been applied on all unfinished metal surfaces of the
various pieces of equipment. Because this compound is
not a lubricant, take special care to see that it is
removed completely from all wearing surfaces.
Fill Water Storage Tank. Fill the water storage
tank in the shelter as follows: CAUTION Do not operate
water tank immersion heater when tank is empty.
Check to be sure that all valves in the
water line are closed.
Remove the tank filler cap located on the
roof of the shelter.
Fill the tank to its full capacity of
approximately 10 gallons (37.8 liters) with
clean water, and replace the filler cap.
Open the humidifier supply valve allowing
the humidifier water tank to fill to its
Preventive Maintenance Services. The
maintenance services performed at the time of receipt
of the equipment will begin the regularly scheduled
organizational maintenance PMCS.
The shelter Is installed for operation either on the
bed of a 2-1/2 ton, 6 x 6 cargo truck or on the ground.
Check the level at the rear of the shelter and at the left
side of the shelter, and make any adjustments
necessary to level the shelter. After the shelter has
been installed at the worksite, perform the setup
procedures described in the following paragraphs:
Ground the Shelter. Before the shelter is
connected to a power source. it must be grounded as
Do not connect shelter to power
supply or attempt to operate
shelter equipment until the shelter
observe this warning may result
in serious injury or death.
Select a bolt or screw to which the ground
lead can be fastened securely, and attach the lead to
the bolt The ladder-attaching screw will serve this
Remove any paint or grease from the
ground rod. Select the lowest, dampest. area within 10
feet (3 meters) of the bolt to which the ground lead is
attached, scoop out a hole about 6 inches (15 cm) deep,
and drive the ground rod into the hole until only about 3
inches (7.5 cm) of the rod extends above the ground.
Attach the ground lead to the ground rod
then saturate the ground around the rod with water.
Set up the Generator. Refer to the appropriate
installation and operation of the 15 KW generator c.
Connect Power Cable to Shelter. Connect the primary
power cable to the input power receptacle located near
the door of the shelter prior to con.