4-6. CHECKING UNPACKED EQUIPMENT - continued.
b. Unpacking Filter-Separator.
Refer to figure 4-1.
ù Lifting or moving heavy equipment incorrectly can cause serious injury. Do not try to lift or move more than 50
pounds by yourself. Always use assistants during lifting operations. Bend legs while lifting. Do not support heavy
weight with your back.
ù Steel banding. cut under tension, can snap free and cause injury. Be careful when uncrating the equipment to
prevent injury or damage to equipment. Leather gloves and face shield are required.
ù The top cover is heavy and difficult to handle. Two personnel are required to lift top cover from packing crate.
ù Do not use excessive pressure when applying sealant onto threads. Sharp thread edges can cause injury.
ù To prevent injury to personnel and damage to equipment, hoist or crane or similar type lifting equipment must be
used to lift tank from the packing crate.
Remove top cover (1) by cutting reinforcement bands (2) and unscrewing bolts (3) from packing crate (4).
Attach the lifting device to the two tabs (5) and lift the filter-separator (6) from the packing crate (4)
c. Checking and Processing Unpacked Equipment.
Inspect filter-separator stencils, markings, identification and informational plates. All items should be clear
Remove all tape, paper wrapping, plastic sheeting, and packing materials from the components.
Inspect components for any damage incurred during shipment. If the equipment has been damaged,
report the damage on SF 364, Report of Discrepancy.
Check equipment against the packing slip to see if the shipment is
complete. Report all discrepancies in
accordance with the instructions of DA Pam 738-750 or DA Pam 738-751.
Check to see if the filter-separator and components has been modified.