Section VI. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
This section provides instructions on preserving and protecting the lube unit in preparation for shipment.
Protection for the lube unit must be sufficient to protect the material against deterioration and physical damage.
Dry cleaning solvent is flammable and toxic. Keep solvent away from open
flames or sparks. Avoid inhaling solvent fumes. Avoid contact with skin.
Prior to application of preservatives, surfaces must be cleaned to ensure removal
of corrosion, soil, grease, or other acid and alkaline residues.
Clean exterior surfaces of lube unit to ensure removal of all dirt and foreign matter.
After cleaning, immediately dry parts to remove excess cleaning solutions or
residual moisture. Allow parts to air dry or wipe with clean, dry, lint-free cloths
(App. E, Sect. II, Item 1).
After cleaning has been accomplished, wipe all grease fittings clean with dry cleaning solvent (App. E, Sect. II, Item 3)
and lubricate the lube unit in accordance with companion publication LO 5-4930-244-12, Lubrication Order Remove
excess grease after lubrication and before processing.
PRESERVATION AND PACKING/PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT.
Refer to TM 38-230-1, Preservation and Packing of Military Equipment.
Prepare all Army shipping documents accompanying lube unit in accordance with DA Pam 738-750.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE.
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 will be kept.
Before placing equipment in administrative storage, current Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS)
should be completed, shortcomings and deficiencies should be corrected, and all Modification Work Orders (MWO's)
should be applied.
Storage site selection. Inside storage is preferred for items selected for administrative storage. If inside storage is not
available, trucks, vans, conex containers and other containers may be used.