3-3. PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT, The test
(2) Place the container under the drain plug at
stand can be shipped without a shipping container;
the bottfom of low pressure filter assem-
however, if you received the test stand in a shipping
bly (1, figure 1-3). Remove the drain
container, use the same container for shipment.
plug and drain the hydraulic fluid into the
container. Then. install the drain plug.
a. Packing. To pack the test stand, proceed as
(3) Place the container under the drain plug at
the lower right hand corner of pump case
(4, figure 1-3). Remove the drain plug
Complete all steps of paragraph 3-2.
and drain the hydraulic fluid from the
Put several bags of dessicant (item 7,
pump case into the container. Then, in-
table 1-7) inside the test stand cabinet.
stall the drain plug.
Cover all trailer openings with water re-
(4) Fill the hydraulic system with preserva-
sistant barrier material (item 5, table
tive hydraulic oil (item 3, table 1-7).
1-7), Use pressure sensitive tape (item
6, table 1-7) to attach and seal the barrier
Remove the battery from the test
s t a n d . (Refer to paragraph 3-1la.)
S e a l screens, doors, panels, and other
small openings with pressure sensitive
tape (item 6, table 1-6).
Battery electrolyte contains sulphuric acid
that can cause severe burns. In case of
Crate the test stand as follows:
contact with electrolyte, rinse the area of
contact with clean water immediately.
If a lifting device with a capacity of at
Battery cells contain gas: keep flames and
least 2000 pounds is available, connect
hot glowing objects away.
cable slings to the lifting eyebolts on the
test stand, and lift the test stand into its
Lubricate the engine for
d . Engine Lubrication.
c a r r i e r . Do not attempt to lift the test
storage as follows:
stand with a fork lift, If a lifting device is
not available, build a ramp to the carrier
Remove the oil drain plug (figure 3-2) and
and roll the test stand into its carrier.
drain all crankcase oil from the engine.
Fasten the test stand to its shipping con-
Install the oil drain plug.
t a i n e r using tiedown straps.
Fill the crankcase through oil filler (fig-
ure 3-2) with corrosion preventive com-
c . Special Form. Fill in the shipping form (fig-
pound (item 4, table 1-7) to the fill level
ure 3-3) and attach it to the unit being shipped.
on the dip stick.