Section II. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT
9-4. UNPACKING AND PACKING.
This paragraph provides information required to ensure the flatrack is adequately inspected, serviced and
operationally tested before it is subjected to normal everyday use. These procedures cover unpacking, deprocessing
Remove any metal strapping, plywood, tapes, seals, wrapping or any other shipping and protective items.
Drycleaning Solvent (P-D-680) is TOXIC and flammable. Wear protective goggles, face
shield, and gloves; use only in a well-ventilated area; avoid contact with skin, eyes, and
clothes, and do not breathe vapors. Keep away from heat or flame. Never smoke when
using solvent; the flashpoint for Type II Drycleaning Solvent is 140 degrees F (60 degrees C)
and Type III Drycleaning Solvent is 200 degrees F (93 degrees C). Failure to do so may
result in injury or death to personnel.
If personnel become dizzy while using cleaning solvent, immediately get fresh air and
medical help. If solvent contacts skin or clothes, flush with cold water. If solvent contacts
eyes, immediately flush eyes with water and get immediate medical attention.
(2) If any parts are coated with lubricating oil (Item 8, Appendix E), remove it with drycleaning solvent
(Item 14, Appendix E).
(3) Read and follow all instructions contained in DD Form 1397, "Processing and Deprocessing Record of
Shipping, Storage, and Issue of Vehicles and Spare Engines".
Inspect flatrack for damage incurred during shipping. If flatrack has been damaged, report the damage.
(5) Check the equipment against the packing slip to ensure shipment is complete. Report all discrepancies
in accordance with DA PAM 738-750.
Perform the Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services in Tables 7-1 and 9-1.
(2) Schedule the next Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services on DD Form 314, Preventive
Maintenance Schedule and Record.
Report all deficiencies on DA Form 2407 if the deficiencies appear to involve unsatisfactory design.
c. Packing. Preservation and other protective measures taken in the preparation of material and
accompanying tools and equipment for shipment must be sufficient to protect the material against deterioration
and physical damage during shipment.