handling equipment which are vulnerable to corrosion.
Remove batteries and store in
Such surfaces will be coated with type P-14 preservative.
accordance with existing storage procedures.
secured in an open position to permit ventilation. Steam
37. Refrigeration Systems. Refrigerant will be pumped
and water lines will be drained and blown dry with dry
into reservoirs, leaving sufficient pressure in the system
compressed air. Valves and faucets will remain in open
to prevent entry of air. Sealed systems will not be
position. Grease filters will be removed, cleaned, and
disturbed. No preservatives will be applied to interior
reinstalled. Interior surfaces of pumps and atomizers on
surfaces of refrigeration 1ystems, including refrigerant
oil burners of ranges be coated with P-10, preservative
lubricating oil type I or II, grade 30. Openings into the oil
operating level with approved operating lubricant. All
burner will be sealed with tape conforming to FED PPP-
bare ferrous metal surfaces will be coated with type P-11
T-60, type IV. Firesides of stoves will coated with P-1
38. Pumps (Other Than Engine Mounted).
36. Electrical Equipment.
a. Water Pumps. Water pumps will be drained and
a. Horns and Bells. Openings to the interior of
dried with clean, dry compressed air. The interior
horns and bells that permit direct entry of water will be
surfaces of the pumps will be coated with type P-3
sealed with tape conforming to FED PP-T-60, type IV.
preservative. Drain the preservative from the pump.
Removed horns and bells will be packaged method IC-2
in accordance with MIL-P-116.
Exception: Type P-14 preservative in lieu of
b. Gages and Instruments. Gages and instruments
type P-3 will be used when it is known that water pumps
will be cleaned using the most applicable process of MIL-
will be used for pumping potable water
P-116. No preservative materials will be applied to
b. Fuel and Oil Pumps. The interior surfaces of the
gages and instruments..
fuel and oil pumps including such parts as impellers,
Receptacles exposed to the
rotors, rotor shafts, pistons, air chambers, piston rods,
weather will be cleaned using the most applicable
vanes, vane slots, valve rods, thrust pins, springs,
process of MIL-P-116. Openings to the interior surfaces
cylinder walls, and oil, air, steam or water passages will
of the receptacles that permit the direct entry of water will
be coated with P-10 preservative lubricating oil, type I or
be sealed with tape conforming to FED PPP-T-60, type
pump spraying or fogging while slowly actuating the
d. Control Cabinets, Panel Boards, and Electrical
pump. Drain the surplus preservative oil from the
Boxes. Control cabinets, panel boards, electrical boxes,
pumps. Coat drain plugs with the specified above and
and similar items will be cleaned using the most
applicable process of MILP-116. Ferrous metal bus bars
Spare Truck Assemblies (Without Traction
and other ferrous surfaces not requiring removal of
preservatives prior to use, will be coated with petrolatum.
a. Journals. Journals will be cleaned in accordance
Petrolatum will not be applied to contact surfaces of
with process C-5 of MIL-P-116. A coating of P-10,
switches, points of terminals. Control cabinets and
preservative lubricating oil, type I or II, grade 30 will be
panels will be ventilated.
applied to all journal surfaces by spraying or brushing.
Generators and Electrical Motors (Except
Journal brasses will be installed in a manner causing
only the minimum disturbance of the preservative
especially constructed for use on railroad equipment can
endure a lengthy exposure to humidity without
b. Journal Boxes. Journal boxes will be clean and
dRy. A double thickness of greaseproof barrier material
type P-11 preservative. Openings in the generators and
conforming to MIL-B-121, type I, grade C will be placed
motors that may permit the direct entry of water will be
over the journal box opening an I the lid closed. The
sealed with tape conforming to FED PPP-T-60, type IV.
barrier material will be trimmed flush with the outer
Generators and electric motors removed from equipment
surface of the box. Strippable coating conforming to
will be preserved in accordance with method II of MIL-P-
116. All tension will be released on brush springs in all
motors and generators.