Table 2-1. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
Location of Item
Not Fully Mission
If the equipment must be kept in
continuous operation, do only the
procedures that can be done
without disturbing operation. Make
complete checks and services
when the equipment is shut down.
Inspect tent body for rips, tears, broken
Large tears or rips in roof
stitching, and damaged or missing hardware
portion of tent causing Class
III leaks when raining.
Check to be sure that the coating compound
Coating compound cracked
is intact on all parts of the tent body.
Inspect ventilator screens for rips, tears and
Large tears, rips and exces-
excessive grease accumulation
Check for broken or missing jumper lines and
Lines are cut, frayed or ex-
ventilator hoisting lines.
Tent, Screen, Wall
Inspect screen mesh for tears and holes.
Screen mesh ripped or tom.
Check for missing or damaged snap fasten-
Snap fasteners damaged or
ers, slide fasteners, footstops, tie tapes, and
missing. Slide fasteners
binds, does not open, close
or is torn away from fabric.
Footstops missing or dam-
aged. Tie tapes ripped or tom
away from fabric. Grommets
are missing or torn away from
material causing fabric to tear.
Tent Support and Inspect tent ridge poles, sectionalized upright
Broken ridge or sectionalized
poles, and remaining poles for cracks and
breaks that would weaken the poles.
Check for bent or loose spindles on pole ends.
Bent, broken or loose spindles.
Check for corrosion or rust on metal parts of
Excessive corrosion or rust.
Inspect cover for tears, broken stitches,
Large tears or rips, missing
damaged grommets, frayed or broken lines.
stitches, grommets are miss-
ing or torn away from material
causing fabric to tear. Lines
are cut, frayed or excessively
Inspect for deterioration of the coating
Coating compound is
cracked or deteriorated.