SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIEL
This chapter contains organizational maintenance instructions for
the WQAS covering Service Upon Receipt of Materiel, Repair Parts,
Special Tools and Equipment, Lubrication, PMCS, and Troubleshooting.
INSPECTING AND SERVICING THE EQUIPMENT.
On initial receipt of the Water Quality Analysis Sets (WQAS) an
inspection shall be made to cover the following:
Cases and Inserts.
The condition of the set and kit containers
and their shock absorbing inserts shall be evaluted to insure their
All items shall fit snugly in the plastic inserts in
accordance with the loading diagrams (figs. 1-5 and 1-6).
be no spillage.
Closures will be secure and fittings shall be func-
The labels of all chemical components shall be
examined to insure that the substances are within usable date limits.
Shelf-life expired substances shall not be counted or issued to the
Batteries shall be sealed against humidity and
electrode ends shall be insulated against any conduction contacts.
An inventory shall be made of the WQAS against
the listings in Appendix C.
Broken damaged and unserviceable units
shall be repaired or replaced.
The results shall be noted in the
The same Readiness criteria, as listed in table 3-1,
shall be the basis for issue.
The WQAS is designed to be portable and for use in the field.