Section VII. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
3-37. ALL STORAGE.
To prepare the air compressor unit for storage or shipment, perform the following procedures.
. Perform all "after" preventive maintenance checks and services. (Refer
to paragraphs 2-4 and 3-10.)
b. Open the drain cock on air tank and allow all air and moisture to drain from unit.
c. Remove flexible hose and roll and secure it into a small bundle.
d. Remove all fuel from engine fuel tank.
e. Turn the take-up bolt assembly to loosen the drive belt tension.
f. Place air compressor unit and flexible hose onto
a wooden skid and secure all items firmly
For further procedures on preparation for storage or shipment, refer to TB 740-94-2, Preservation of USAMECOM
Mechanical Equipment for Shipment and Storage and TM 740-90-1, Administrative Storage of Equipment.
3-38. ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE.
a. Placement of equipment in administrative storage should be for short periods of time when 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.
b. 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.
c. Storage site selection. Inside storage is preferred for items selected for administrative storage. If inside storage
is not available, trucks, vans, conex containers and other containers may be used.