When lifting drum, always use five personnel to avoid injury.
The empty drum weighs 220 lbs.
When using sharp objects, carefully open the plastic bag to
avoid damaging the drum.
Using five personnel remove drum (Figure 2, Item 5) from crate (Figure 2, Item 3) and place it on a clean surface and
remove drum from plastic bag. Save plastic bag.
CHECKING UNPACKED EQUIPMENT
Inspect the equipment for damage incurred during shipment. If the equipment has been damaged, report the damage on
SF 361, Transportation Discrepancy Report.
Check the equipment against the packing slip to see if the shipment is complete. Report all discrepancies in accordance
with the instructions of DA PAM 738-750.
Inspect both coupler valves (Figure 3, Item 1) for:
Missing gaskets (Figure 3, Item 2).
Binding or stuck valve stem (Figure 3, Item 3); check by turning handwheel (Figure 3, Item 4).