Operating Mechanisms. Lubricate hinges
and latches with MIL-L-21260, Type 1, grade 10,
lubricating oil. Apply a light coat of O-G-491 glycerol on
rubber seals and bumper blocks.
Insure that tape does not contact polished
surface of actuator rod.
Hydraulic Systems. Service hydraulic
system in accordance with the applicable equipment
components except actuator rods, in accordance with
paragraph 9-7e (1). Clean and coat hydraulic actuator
shafts with the type of hydraulic fluid specified for the
system in the applicable equipment publications. Wrap
the actuator rods with MIL-B-131, class 3, barrier
material secured with PPP-T-60 Type 4, class 1 tape.
Brake Systems. Exterior unpainted or
threaded surfaces such as cables, clevises, and
linkages of service and parking brakes will be coated
with MIL-C-16173, grade 4, corrosion preventative
compound. Hydraulic brakes will be serviced to the
operating level with the fluid specified in equipment
explode. Do not smoke, use open
flames, or make sparks around batteries.
Electrolyte and corrosion products from
batteries will cause injury. Wear safety
goggles, gloves, or apron. If electrolyte
or corrosion products, contact eyes, skin
or clothing, flush immediately with large
quantities of cold water. In the case of
eye contact, see a physician immediately.
from lead-acid batteries. Do not handle
or service them with the same tool.
Batteries. The processing of batteries will
vary with the type of battery. All batteries, including dry
cell type will be removed from equipment being
preserved. When removing batteries disconnect
negative cable first to avoid arcing
(sodium bicarbonate) will damage battery
if allowed inside battery cells. Use care
to prevent solution from entering through
or around caps.
battery from equipment. Clean battery using a H-B-643
acid swabbing brush or equivalent and a solution of 1/2
pound of O-S-576 sodium bicarbonate to one gallon of
water in accordance with TM 9-6140-200-14 Operators,
Organizational, Direct Support and General Support
Maintenance Manual for lead-acid storage batteries.
Clean and neutralize battery cables, clamps, supports,
retainers, and battery box using the above sodium
bicarbonate solution. After cleaning, paint battery box
area as required in accordance with paragraph 9-3, TM
1-1500-204-23-9. Coat battery terminals and cable
clamps with VV-P-236 petrolatum. Wrap cable ends
with MIL-B-131, class 3, barrier material secured with
PPPT-60, Type 5, class 1, tape and secure to battery
batteries from equipment and store in cool dry place.
Fire Extinguishers. All portable type fire
extinguishers shall be serviceable and remain in place
on the equipment.
Keys and Locks. Tie together all keys,
not fixed in locks; place in envelope and store with
forms and records. Locks shall be treated with grease,
molybdenum sulfide, MIL-G-21164, and openings shall
be sealed with MIL-B-131, class 3, barrier material,
secured with PPP-T-40, Type 4, class 1 tape.
Motors. Clean and preserve exterior surfaces in
accordance with paragraph 9-7a. Blow accumulation of
dust from interior surfaces with compressed air directed
through ventilation openings. Cover openings with MIL-
B-131, class 3, barrier material, sealed with PPP-T-60,
Type 4, class 1 tape. Securely attach UU-T-81 warning
tag to operating controls stating "Remove Packaging
Tape Prior to Use. "