SECTION VI. PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT AND STORAGE
4.17 PRESERVATION PROCEDURES.
No special preservation procedures are required for the 350 gpm Pumping Assembly.
No special packing procedures are required for the 350 gpm Pumping Assembly.
Refer to MIL-STD-129 for information on marking.
Store equipment so as to provide maximum protection from the elements and to provide access for inspection,
maintenance, and servicing.
Do allow water remain in the water pump undrained while in storage. Failure to obey
this caution could result in equipment damage from water freezing or sludging(deposits
Take into account environmental conditions, such as extreme cold or heat, high humidity, blowing snow,
earthquakes, or combinations thereof, and take adequate precautions. Open the drain valve or remove plug on
bottom of pump housing and drain the water to prevent the pump from freezing or sludging(deposits forming),
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 shall be kept.
Before placing equipment in administrative storage, current preventive maintenance checks and services should
be completed, shortcomings and deficiencies should be corrected, and all modification work orders (MWOs)
should be applied.