ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIAL
Unloading the Air Compressor.
Inspection and Servicing Equipment.
a. Remove tie-downs and blocking that secure the
a. Make a thorough inspection of the air
compressor for any loss or damage that may have
A forklift truck, pipe rollers,
or a suitable hoist
occurred during shipping or handling.
must be used when removing the air compressor from
the carrier. When using a hoist, center the lifting hook
b. Inspect for dents, breaks, loose mounting bolts
above the center of the crate; place slings about ten
or other defects.
Inspect for loose connections,
inches in from both ends of the crate, and lift the unit
damaged wiring or other defects.
from the carrier.
c. Turn over the electric motor and compressor
several times to be sure the motor and compressor do
Unpacking the Air Compressor.
not bind. Prepare a written report of all damage incurred
a. Place the crated air compressor as close to the
as a result of shipping or vandalism.
point of installation as possible. Remove the crate from
unrepairable damage immediately to the proper
the base being careful not to damage the air compressor
while removing the crate. Remove the air hose, electric
cable, tire gage, and publications.
compressor from the base.
Components. Connect air hose (fig. 4-2)
to globe valve
assembly and connect inflator gage assembly to air
b. Remove the tape and protective covering from
electric motor, compressor, and air receiver tank.
Figure 4-1. Shipping tie-downs.