Be sure to perform your PMCS each time you operate the hypochlorination unit. Always do your PMCS in the
same order, so it gets to be a habit. Once youve had some practice, youll quickly spot anything wrong.
Do your BEFORE (B) PMCS just before you operate the Hypochlorination Unit. Pay attention to WARNINGs,
CAUTIONs and NOTEs.
Do your DURING (D) PMCS while you operate the Hypochlorination Unit. During operation means to monitor
the Hypochlorination Unit and its related components while it is actually being operated. Pay attention to
WARNINGs, CAUTIONs and NOTEs.
Do your AFTER (A) PMCS right after operating the Hypochlorination Unit. Pay attention to WARNINGs,
CAUTIONs and NOTEs.
Do your WEEKLY (W) PMCS once a week.
Do your MONTHLY (M) PMCS once a month.
Use DA Form 2404 (Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet) to record any faults that you
discover before, during, or after operation, unless you can fix them. You DO NOT need to record faults that
Be prepared to assist organizational maintenance when they lubricate the Hypochlorination Unit. Perform any
other services when required by organizational maintenance.
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS.
Always observe the WARNINGS and CAUTIONS appearing in your PMCS table. WARNINGS and CAUTIONS appear
before applicable procedures. You must operate these WARNINGS and CAUTIONS to prevent serious injury to yourself
and others or prevent your equipment from being damaged.
The following paragraphs describe your PMCS table:
Item No. Column. Numbers in this column are for reference. When completing DA Form 2404 (Equipment
Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet), include the item number for the check/service indicating a fault.
Item numbers also appear in the order that you must do checks and services for the intervals listed.
Interval Column. This column tells you when you must do the procedure in the procedure column. BEFORE
procedures must be done before you operate or use the equipment for its intended mission. DURING
procedures must be done during the time you are operating or using the equipment for its intended mission.
AFTER procedures must be done immediately after you have operated the equipment.
Location and Item to Check/Service Column. This column provides the location and the item to be checked or
serviced. The item location is underlined.
Procedure Column. This column gives the procedure you must do to check or service the item listed in the
Check/Service column to know if the equipment is ready or available for its intended mission or for operation.
You must do the procedure at the time stated in the interval column.
Terms "ready/available" and "mission capable" refer to same status: Equipment is on hand and ready to
perform its combat missions. (See DA Pam 738-750)