2.9 PREPARATION FOR MOVEMENT.
Hypochlorite is caustic and can cause severe chemical burns. To avoid injury:
Death or severe injury can occur from explosion, fire, or chlorine gas caused by contamination of
hypochlorite solution with organic matter, or other chemicals.
Use only clean, dry utensils when handling solution. Do not add solution to any dispensing device
containing residue or another substance.
Death or severe injury can occur from ingestion of hypochlorite solution. Do not swallow solution.
Do not breathe fumes from solution or dust from hypochlorite powder.
Wear required protective clothing any time you are handling calcium hypochlorite.
If hypochlorite solution comes in contact with skin or eyes, flush immediately with large amounts
of water, and seek medical attention.
Hypochlorite solution is corrosive and sedimentary. Do not leave solution sediment in reservoir or lines. If
hypochlorite solution spills on equipment, rinse with large amounts of water.
Close the outlet ball valve (17, Figure 2-8).
Loosen velcro straps (3), and remove reservoir lid (4).
c.Pull suction tubing (12) until foot valve (13) contacts side of reservoir (5). Lift reservoir from unit and dispose of
contents in accordance with FM 10-52-1.
d.Flush reservoir (5) with water and dispose of contents in accordance with FM 10-52-1.
e.Put reservoir back in place. Push tubing back through hole in reservoir until foot valve (13) is back in original
position and fill reservoir (5) half full of source water.
f. Open outlet ball valve (17).
g.Set stroke adjusting knob (6) to 10 and allow water to flow through mainline for at least 5 minutes in order to flush
out chemical suction and discharge lines and clean out all hypochlorite solution. Remove foot valve (13) from
reservoir (5), and allow unit to continue to pump to expel all water out of pumphead.
h.Shut outlet ball valve (17) after it discharges water out of waste line (14).
i. Stop water system flow. Refer to applicable system manual.
j. Remove reservoir (5) and dump contents to waste. Replace reservoir on unit. Position foot valve (13) in reservoir.
Replace lid (4) on reservoir and strap down with velcro straps (3).
Disconnect inlet (1) and outlet (16) lines to the manifold assembly. Open outlet ball valve (17).