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PREPARATION FOR STORAGE
TM 10-4210-235-13 Section VII.  PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT 4-33.  PREPARATION FOR STORAGE Before  placing  equipment  in  administrative  storage,  current  maintenance  services  and  Equipment  Serviceable Criteria (ESC) evaluations should be completed, shortcomings and deficiencies should be corrected, and all Modification Work Orders (MWO's) should be applied. a. General.  Perform both Operator and Unit PMCS prior to packaging, storing, or shipping.  Package for storage in accordance with Army Master Data File, Packaging File.  Secure equipment for transport in accordance with MIL- STD1186. b. Storage Site Selection.  Inside storage is preferred for items selected for administrative storage.  If inside storage is not available, trucks, vans, connect containers and other containers may be used.  If equipment is to be stored in subfreezing temperatures, AFFF solution must be siphoned from tank and stored in an appropriate container. NOTE Container may expand in freezing temperatures. c. Administrative  Storage  of  Equipment.    Placement  of  equipment  in  administrative  storage  should  be  for  short periods of time when a shortage of maintenance effort exists.  Items should be in mission readiness within 24 hours or within the time factors as determined by the directing authority.  During the storage period, appropriate maintenance  records  will  be  kept.    Inspection  for  corrosion  will  be  performed  and  necessary  control  measures taken. d. Short Term Storage - up to 45 days.  No special handling is required other than protection from damage and the elements.  During the storage period, appropriate maintenance records will be kept.  Inspection for corrosion will be performed and necessary control measures taken. e. Intermediate Term Storage - 46 to 180 days.  No special handling is required other than protection from damage and  the  elements.    During  the  storage  period,  appropriate  maintenance  records  will  be  kept.    Inspection  for corrosion will be performed and necessary control measures taken. f. Long Term Storage - excess of 180 days There is no time limit for this type of storage, however, the shelf life of the equipment is limited to 20 years. (1) Trailer Mounted Extinguisher Assembly. (a) Siphon AFFF solution from tank. (b) Disconnect cylinder hoses and wrap fitting ends with a minimum of two wraps Packaging Cellulosic Cushioning Material, Appendix E, Section II, item 14.  Secure with Waterproof Packaging Tape, Appendix E, Section II, item 15. (c) Install shipping caps onto cylinders. (d) Valves and gauges shall be wrapped with Flexible Waterproofed Grease proofed Barrier Material, Appendix E, Section II, item 16 and secured with Waterproof Packaging Tape, Appendix E, Section II, item 15. (e) Hose nozzles shall be wrapped with a minimum of two wraps Packaging Cellulosic Cushioning Material, Appendix E, Section II, item 14.  Secure with Waterproof Packaging Tape, Appendix E, Section II, item 15. (f) The top layer of hose shall be protected by a layer of Polyolefin Plastic Sheet and Strip, Appendix E, Section II, item 17. (g) The wheel-mounted undercarriage shall be preserved in accordance with Preparation for Shipment and Storage of Wheeled Vehicles, MIL-V-62038. 4-80

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