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Figure 2-1.1. Crated Assembly, 20,000 Gallon (75,700 Liter) Tank
TM-5-5430-210-12 Improved Ribbon Bridge (IRB) Ramp Bay M16 P/N 12478918 EIC: XMT Interior Bay 17 P/N 12478919 EIC: XMS Manual
Figure 2-3 Vent Pipe Assembly, All Tanks
(2)  Remove  the  nails  from  the  sides  which hold the retaining boards in place and remove the retaining boards. (3) Remove the nails from the sides and ends of the crate and remove the crate sides and ends. C A U T I ON Remove   all   protruding   nails   and other  objects  prior  to  attempting  to remove the tank from the container, This  is  essential  in  order  to  avoid puncturing the tank (4) Remove  all  accessories  from  around  the folded  tank. (5) Carefully  roll  the  folded  tank  onto  a  lift- ing device with a minimum capacity of 2000 pounds (907.0 kilograms) and transport the tank to its des- ignated point of installation. b.  Repair  Items.   The  repair  items  (sealing clamps, plugs, gaskets and preformed packing) are packaged in another box and should be placed in a secure storage area until needed. c. Tanks.  (NSN   5430-00-268-8187,   NSN   5430- 00-052-3412,  NSN  5430-00-641-8552,  and  NSN 5430-01-215-7525). (1) Remove the applicable tank from the crate or chest with procedures similar to that described in paragraph 2-2a. CAUTION Avoid any sharp corners on objects that might damage or puncture the tank. (2) Remove the accessory items from the con- tainer.  (Items  not  required  immediately  for  instal- lation  and/or  operation  (emergency  repair  items, extra  gaskets  and  packings)  should  be  stored  in  a secure place). 2-3. Unfolding the Tank. a. The tank is rolled along the length dimension and folded toward the center. Therefore, place the folded tank at one end of the lengthwise prepared surface. Center the folded tank in the widthwise di- rection. b. Remove the ties which hold the folded tank to- gether and unfold the tank. c. Next,  unroll  the  tank  along  the  lengthwise dimension. TM 5-5430-210-12 2-4.  Inspecting  and  Servicing  the  Equipment (All Tanks). a. Inspect tank walls for any punctures or tears. b. Inspect  the  fittings  and  components  for  evi- dence of damage or missing bolts or gaskets, 2-5.   Correction   of   Deficiencies   (All   Tanks). Treat deficiencies found during initial inspection as follows: a. Correct  deficiencies  within  the  scope  of  or- ganizational maintenance before the tank is placed in service. Tears or punctures in the tank walls may be  temporarily  repaired  by  following  the  in- structions in Chapter 3, paragraph 3-11. NOTE Do not attempt unauthorized repairs. b.  Refer   deficiencies   beyond   the   scope   of   or- ganizational maintenance to direct support mainte- nance. c. Bring  deficiencies  of  more  serious  nature  to the attention of the supplying organization. 2-6. Installation (All Tanks).  The  area  selected  for installation,  should  be  level  and  smooth  with  all sharp  objects  removed  and  of  sufficient  size  to  ac- commodate the tank and any associated equipment on the same plane. If the the site is not level, posi- tion the drain assembly (excluding tank, NSN 5430- 00-268-8187) at the lowest point in order to facili- tate the draining of the water/sludge blanket. NOTE The installation site should have less than a three degree grade in order to prevent creeping of the tank. The sequence of assembly of components to the tank is as outlined herein: P r i o r     t o     i n s t a l l i n g     t h e     t a n k s , c h e c k    a l l    c o u p l i n g    g a s k e t s    a n d t h e i r    s e a l i n g    s u r f a c e s    t o    e n s u re t h a t    t h e y    a r e    i n    p l a c e    a n d    a re s e r v i c e a b l e . a. Installation of Vent Pipe Assembly. (1) Refer to figure 2-2 and remove the 2-inch (5.08 centimeter) dust cap from the vent fitting in the center of the tank by pulling the cam-lever arms outward and lifting upward on the dust cap. (Dust cap is chain attached to prevent loss.) Change  5  2-3

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