Corrosion prevention compound (MIL-C-16173) is flammable and slightly toxic. Avoid skin and
eye contact. Do not breath vapor. Skin and eye protection and breathing apparatus are required.
Repair all damaged surfaces. Coat unprotected metal surfaces with a preservative conforming to MIL-C-
16173, Grade 3.
Change diesel engine oil and filter according to paragraph 4-7.3.1.
Add diesel engine cooling system conditioner or change coolant conditioner elements according to
paragraph 4-7.3.6. Change diesel engine coolant according to paragraph 4-7.3.7.
Clean or change diesel engine air filter according to paragraph 4-7.3.4.
When disconnecting battery cables, negative cable must be disconnected first to prevent electric
Disconnect battery cables and use a wire brush to remove corrosion from battery terminals, cables, and
mounting. Clean battery filler cap vent holes. Secure battery cables to frame or battery box with tape
(PPP-T-60). Make sure batteries are fully charged.
Seal all openings with tape (PPP-T-60).
Backwash and flush media filters according to paragraph 4-7.2.
Clean RO block membranes according to paragraph 4-7.4.
Replace cartridge filter elements according to paragraph 4-7.1.2.
Perform the following when authorized by the bargemaster:
Prepare for storage and store ROWPU's 1 and 2 RO block membrane elements as follows:
Remove RO block membrane elements from each pressure tube according to paragraph 4-8.4.1.
Submerge each membrane element in a solution of formaldehyde for 5 minutes.
Place each membrane element in a polyethylene plastic bag (sleeve) about 6 mils thick. Heat seal
Membrane elements must be stored indoors in a temperature between 40 and 120°F.
Store membrane elements aboard barge in void 5.
Drain pumps at lowest point.
Open all valves and drain piping at lowest point.
Disconnect and flush clean all tubing from coagulant, inhibitor, and cleaning agent drums. Cap drum
openings. Make sure drums are secure. Tape tubing to drums.
Inspect all components for damage or rust. Repair or replace as necessary.
Thoroughly clean all external surfaces to remove any corrosion or other foreign matter. Clean all surfaces,
except electrical parts, with soapy water and a stiff brush and flush with clean water. Clean electrical control
station by wiping with a cloth moistened with silicone spray lubricant or similar substance. Remove any corrosion
by wire brushing or sanding. Touch up paint, as necessary, to prevent further corrosion (TB 43-0144). Match
paint to surrounding areas. Do not paint labels or threads.
Administrative storage inspection . Inspect ROWPU system at least once every 30 days when barge is in
storage. Check for corrosion, damage, and pilferage. Correct as necessary.