Replacing gaskets on ventilation watertight hatches
Remove old gasket material and adhesive from groove In watertight hatch cover Clean groove with solvent and
fine grade sandpaper Wipe clean with dry cloth.
Obtain replacement neoprene gasket for ventilation watertight hatches
Coat groove with adhesive that comes with gasket. Allow this to dry until very sticky
Place gasket In groove and press firmly In place
Close and latch that hatch shut for 24 hours
After 24 hours, open hatch for normal use and record repair in maintenance logbook
Section IV. Storage
2-17 Short-term storage. If barge Is to be taken out of service for more than 7 days but less than 30 days, follow
shutdown procedures In paragraph 2-11.2.
2-18 Administrative storage. If barge is to be taken out of service for more than 30 days but less than 6 months, barge
remains a unit responsibility and shall be maintained by unit personnel.
Administrative storage procedures
Shut down deckhouse ventilation system by following procedures in paragraph 2-11.2.
Perform monthly preventive maintenance checks and services by following procedures in Appendix C
Administrative storage Inspection. While in storage, this system should be operated and inspected every
90 days. In meeting this requirement:
Start up system In accordance with procedures in paragraphs 2-9 and 2-10.
Perform monthly periodic inspections and services as required by Appendix C
Return system to administrative storage by following shutdown procedures in paragraph 2-11.2.
2-19 Long-term storage. If barge Is to be taken out of service for 6 months or more, turn it in to depot for preparation
and placement into long-term storage If barge is in administrative storage and is to be taken out of service and placed in
depot long-term storage (6 months or more) process ventilation system for normal operation before releasing to depot.
Section V. Manufacturers' service manuals/instructions
2-20 General. Manufacturers' service manuals/instructions listed below provide additional information on components
of deckhouse ventilation system A copy of each manual/set of instructions is in Appendix B. It may be necessary to refer
to both these manuals/instructions and the drawings listed in Appendix A while performing procedures in this volume.
Strobic Air Corporation
Strobic Air Corporation
1340 Ford Road
Bensalem, PA 19020
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