Section I. LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS
3-1. General Lubrication Instructions
Oil base lubricants shall not be used for floor and
a. Lubrication shall consist of lubricating zipper
of the air lock adapter and air lock chamber with
c. After every lubrication operation, remove any
excess lubrication from the point of application.
b. Lubricate all moving parts every 30 days or
Keep all areas, not requiring lubrication, clean from
before administrative storage.
Section II. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
recorded together with the corrective action taken,
on DA Form 2404 (Equipment Inspection and
To ensure that the shelter is ready for use at all
Maintenance Worksheet) at the earliest possible
times, it must be inspected systematically so that
defects may be discovered and corrected before they
result in serious damage or failure. The necessary
3-3. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
preventive maintenance services to be performed are
Preventive maintenance checks and services which
must be performed by operator/crew is contained in
discovered during use of the shelter will be noted for
Table 3-1. The item numbers are listed consecutively
future correction, to be made as soon as use is
and indicate the sequence of minimum inspection
discontinued. Stop use immediately if a deficiency is
requirements. Refer to Table 3-1 for the daily
noted which would damage the shelter if use were
preventive maintenance checks and services.
continued. All deficiencies and shortcomings will be
Table 3-1. Operator/Crew Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services.
Time Required: .7
Time Required: .7
Item to be inspected
FABRIC ENCLOSURE (INSIDE & OUTSIDE)
Visually check fabric enclosure for wear at seams, for broken stitches, for holes, for weak
spots, or other damage to fabric.
Visually check zippers on the air lock adapter and air lock chamber for missing teeth, un-
stitched seams or other damage.
FABRIC FASTENER TAPE
Visually check for damaged and unstitched seams.
Check door and anti-backdraft valve for smooth operation.
Visually check shelter walls for damage.
Visually check leveling jacks for sinking (frequently during rainy conditions) and floor to
insure it is level.