MOVEMENT TO A NEW WORKSITE
DISMANTLING FOR MOVEMENT.
Short Distance Movement.
Tanks should be emptied prior to being removed
from truck and tanks must be disconnected from
manifold (pump unit).
(1) Remove tank and pump unit from truck with
other suitable device.
(2) Move tank and pump unit
Provide suitable blocking
equipment from shifting.
a forklift or
to new worksite with forklift
and tiedowns to prevent
Long Distance Movement.
(1) Provide a suitable container for tanks and pump unit.
Each tank and each pump unit should have a separate container to
facilitate handling during long distance moves.
Wood is particularly
valuable as a container material because of its high strength-weight
ratio, which compares favorably with mild steel.
Tests and experience
have shown that the strength of a wooden container depends largely
upon the type of wood used in its construction.
The durability of wood
and its ability to withstand shock and impact stresses are important
properties in the selection of wood for containers.
The quality of
wood members for containers and pallets is set forth in MIL-STD-731,
Quality of Wood Members for Containers and Pallets.
(2) Provide suitable blocking and tiedowns to prevent the
unit from shifting during transport.
REINSTALLATION AFTER MOVEMENT.
Reinstall tanks and pump unit after movement to a new worksite as
outlined in paragraph 4-4.
REPAIR PARTS, SPECIAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
SPECIAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT.
No special tools or equipment are required by organizational
maintenance personnel for the maintenance of the tank and pump unit.
MAINTENANCE REPAIR PARTS.
Repair parts and equipment are listed and illustrated in the
repair parts and special tools list covering organizational
maintenance in TM 10-4930-204-34P.