Section VI. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
Preparation for Shipment
Preparation for Storage
Preventive Maintenance During Storage
Reactivation After Storage
PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT.
The model CAPITANO-PD can be shipped complete with both drive and compressor units or each section can be shipped
separately. In either case it is necessary to remove the hour meters from the HOURMETER ON brackets and place them
in the HOURMETER OFF brackets This is necessary to preserve an accurate log of real operating time If the engine and
compressor sections are to be shipped together, ensure that the clamp devices are securely fastened. Drain the fuel
tank. Provide a safe means of securing the unit In the transportation vehicle to avoid damage or potential personnel injury
from load shifting.
Ensure that the compressor is kept Indoors in a dry, dust-free room
Store the unit indoors, with its tarpaulin cover over it
Store where no water can form under the unit or collect in low areas of the tarpaulin
If this procedure cannot be followed, or if the compressor will be out of service for
more than 24 months, contact the manufacturer's Service Department for special
instructions appropriate for the particular storage circumstances.
PREPARATION FOR STORAGE.
a. If the model CAPITANO-PD will be out of service for several months, it should be preserved in accordance
with the following instructions Prior to preserving the compressor unit, it must be run until warm, i e, up to the specified
service pressure. Operate the unit for approximately 10 minutes, then carry out the following steps
Check all pipes, filters and valves (including safety relief valves) for leakage
Tighten all couplings, as required.
After 10 minutes, open the outlet valve and operate the compressor at 2000 psi
(138 bar) using the pressure maintaining valve for approximately 5 minutes.
After the 5 minutes, shut the compressor unit down and completely drain all separators and filters.
Close all valves.