separate raceways for radio noise shielding purposes.
Testing of Radio Interference Components
All replacement fluorescent lighting components must be
of the same type or part number as the replaced
and leaks using a multimeter or other suitable test
equipment. Replace defective ballast or wiring. If test
method of replacing each component in turn until the
cause of interference is located and eliminated.
a. Removal. Remove components in accordance
b. Disassembly. Disassemble in accordance with
Section VI. FIELD EXPEDIENT REPAIRS
Damaged or missing
If possible, use rope,
Organizational maintenance troubles may occur while
cord, wire or other
the expandable shelter is operating in the field where
material to replace
supplies and repair parts are not available and normal
fastener. If not
corrective action cannot be performed. When this
condition exists, the following expedient repairs may be
to next higher
used in emergencies upon the decision of the unit
level maintenance as
commander. Equipment so repaired must be removed
from operation as soon as possible and properly repaired
before being placed in operation again.
No Electrical Power Inside Shelter
Torn or Otherwise Damaged Fabric Panels
Damaged wiring, cable
Damaged wiring, cable
ents, may be discon-
Damaged fabric or honey-
Repair damaged with
nected and bypassed
sensitive, 2 inch
wire type and size for
wide, cloth back,
until normal repairs
can be made.
electrical system con-
Section VII. GENERAL FABRIC REPAIR PROCEDURES
a. Application of Adhesive. Apply adhesive for
installation of patches to cover holes or other damage to
fabric, to recement seams and to replace damaged
This section provides organizational maintenance
cemented fabric as follows.
personnel with general repair instructions applicable to
the fabric parts of the expandable shelter.
Warning: Adhesives and solvents are highly
Fabric Repair Procedures Using Adhesive
flammable; perform work in well ventilated area and
away from fire. Do not store adhesives or solvents
Note. Two fabric repair kits are furnished with each
in or near shelter.
field hospital or evacuation hospital. The fabric repair kit
is to be used in making fabric repairs to components of
(1) Clean the area to be cemented with a
the expandable shelter.
clean cloth dampened (but not saturated) with