Never allow personnel to pass under container being lifted or moved.
The container may be moved by military or commercial trailer / chassis, rail, and ship.
Section III. CONTROL AND INSTRUMENTS
c. Temperature Recorder. The temperature
To replace chart and activate recorder,
This section describes the various controls and
proceed as follows:
instruments and provides sufficient information to insure
proper operation of the refrigerated container. However,
actual operating procedures are contained in Sections IV
Blank charts are stored in manual holder.
and V of this chapter.
(1) Open cover and remove knurled knob
(2) Lift pen and remove chart; then lower pen
a. Rear Doors (Figure 2-1). Always open the right
door (as facing rear of container) first. To open, first
then replace key.
release the two handle locks on the right door. Then, grip
(4) Lift pen and install new chart, being sure
and lift slightly both door release handles to clear bottom
edges of chart are under the four guides; lower pen
half of handle locks, and turn the handles to fully release
lock cams from lock keepers, and pull right door open.
(5) Aline chart so tip of pen is resting on line
Open left door the same way. Fasten open doors to side
for proper day (1-to-31) and morning (M) or night (N).
(6) Install knurled knob (hand tight) while
in reverse order (left door first).
holding chart in alined position (step 5).
(7) Adjust point pressure of pen, if necessary
by raising and bending pen lifter (using your hands or
needle nose pliers).
Always use chains to hold doors open to
(8) Replace pen, if necessary, by lifting blade
prevent injury to personnel.
holder and pulling pen outward (toward edge of recorder).
Install new pen, being sure tip end is firmly mated into
b. Spacer Block. One spacer block is provided
end slot of blade holder, with pen point facing chart.
containers are mounted front end to rear end on a 40-foot
container chassis. The blocks (one from each container)
are installed in the top rear corner fittings of the front
The pen is of felt-tip design with a built-in ink
container. Each block is installed finger-up into the corner
supply, and will normally write (record) for a
fitting hole, and hangs in place. To remove blocks, lift
period of 3 to 4 months. For replacement,
them up slightly and pull outward till finger is free.
use Partlow No. 64401 703 cartridge pen.
A short pole of a proper strength may be
used to install and remove the blocks. Insert
end of pole into bottom cavity of block to do