Once a week, clean the interior walls with
a cloth dampened with a mild detergent solution and
Once a week, clean the exterior of the
shelter, using the same detergent as in step 2 . Apply
with a soft bristle brush or sponge, scrubbing off all dirt
and grime. Rinse with clean water. Dry with a soft cloth
Spray Painting. Spray painting can be used to
repaint any spots in need of refinishing. The following
procedures explain spray painting of temporary shops.
Remove all loose or flaked paint.
Smooth with No. 0 sandpaper, feather
edging all sanded spots to ensure a smooth surface for
the new paint.
Apply paint with a 2-inch spray pattern.
Thin paint if necessary with an
acceptable thinner conforming to TT-
Allow 4 to 8 hours to dry
Adhesive Operations. Adhesives join objects
over a broad area, instead of localizing stresses at one
or more points, as with spot welding or metal fastening.
Adhesives simplify construction by eliminating bracing,
stiffeners, local reinforcements, or framing. Adhesive
use is a reliable, efficient assembly method.
Balancing Equipment. The equipment used for
balancing measurements consists of a set of knife
edges, weights, a small accurate weighing scale, and a
steel tape measure.
Temperature and humidity is controlled in temporary
shop structures by environmental control units attached
to the structure.
Flammable Materials. All flammables shall be
stored in accordance with existing command policies.
Lighting Light fixtures should be inspected for
broken lamp contacts or other damage. The lamp and
protector may be replaced by removing the screws
holding the retaining straps to the light fixture.
Repair Parts Van. The repair parts van shall be
fully stocked with repair parts for the specific shop. The
van shall be located as to provide easy access by
Protected Storage Areas. Each command shall
provide protected storage areas for flammable or
hazardous materials. Care should be taken to provide
security and proper handling of items in these areas.
Open Storage Areas. Open storage areas will
be arranged be each shop facility as needed. Supplies
shall be organized to provide easy access, removal, and
2-4. Maintenance of Shop Equipment. The
maintenance of machinery and shop equipment shall be
divided into operator maintenance, major repair, and
Operator Maintenance. Operator maintenance
consists of cleaning, lubrication, and minor adjustment
of belts, guards, gibs, etc. It also includes periodic
visual inspection to preclude possible damage, failure,
or breakdown due to loose or excessively worn parts,
Major Repair. Major repair consists of all repair
work not performed by operators. Major repair within
the scope of facilities shall be accomplished locally.
Repairs not within the scope of local facilities shall be
accomplished through a work order to direct support or a
Painting. Painting consists of any refinishing of
equipment, from touchup to complete repainting of the
Equipment repainting. When complete
repainting is necessary, the original painted surface
shall be refinished with synthetic gloss enamel, Federal
Specification TT-E-489. The color shall be green, color
Work areas and critical parts. Work areas
and critical parts will be highlighted by painting with
Federal Specification TT-E-489. The color shade shall
be 13655 yellow enamel. To ensure maximum color.