GENERAL MAINTENANCE (Contd)
LOADING AND MOVEMENT OF EQUIPMENT (Contd)
a. When unloading a REB for shipment or storage, ensure cargo bed, pallet,
or ground surface is flat, level, and capable of supporting weight of bridge.
Refer to Equipment Data, WP 0003 00, for weights and dimensions of REB.
b. Dunnage should be placed under the REB during unloading to facilitate
tiedown and prevent movement during shipment. Dunnage also prevents
damage to bottom of pallet when loading/unloading from ground to transporter.
c. The pallet can be transported on the ground for loading/unloading onto
PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
1. Cleaning. Protection for REB and accompanying equipment must be
sufficient to protect the material against deterioration and physical damage.
Skysol 100 mixture is combustible. Use mechanical ventilation
whenever product is used in a confined space, is heated above
ambient temperatures, or is agitated. DO NOT use or store
near heat, sparks, flame, or other ignition sources. Keep
container sealed when not in use.
Contact with Skysol 100 may cause skin irritation. Use
chemical-resistant gloves. In case of skin contact, remove any
contaminated clothing and wash skin thoroughly with soap
and water. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Eye
contact may cause irritation, tearing, or blurring of vision. Use
face shield or goggles when eye contact may occur. In case of
eye contact, flush eyes with large amounts of water for at least
fifteen (15) minutes or until irritation subsides. Inhalation
may cause irritation to upper respiratory passages. DO NOT
have food or drink in the vicinity. Failure to comply may result
in injury to personnel.
Prior to application of corrosion preventive compound,
surfaces must be cleaned to ensure removal of corrosion, soil,
grease, or vehicle acid and alkali residues.
a. Remove all dirt, grease, oil, and other foreign matter from all painted
metal surfaces of the REB by scrubbing with cloths soaked in Skysol 100.
Refer to items 1 and 7, WP 0052 00. Use warm water for cleaning rubber
Compressed air source must not exceed 30 psi (207 kPa).
When cleaning with compressed air, eyeshields must be worn.
Failure to comply may result in injury to personnel.
b. Clean exterior surfaces of REB by power washing with water, to ensure
removal of all dirt and foreign matter. After cleaning, allow parts to air dry, use
compressed air, or wipe with clean, dry cloths. Refer to item 7, WP 0052 00.