DIRECT AND GENERAL SUPPORT MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. REPAIR PARTS, SPECIAL TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT
5-1. Tools and Equipment.
the tools and their use.
Tools and equipment are not issued with the
5-3. Maintenance and Repair Parts.
Repair parts and equipment are listed and
5-2. Special Tools and Equipment.
illustrated in TM 55-8115-202-24P.
Special tools are required for direct and general
Section II. TROUBLESHOOTING
This section references information useful in
diagnosing and correcting unsatisfactory operation or
inspection, and corrective action.
failure of components of the refrigerated container.
Section III. GENERAL MAINTENANCE
b. Undercoat Sealing. Apply undercoat sealant, as
needed, conforming to federal specification TT-C-520.
This section contains general repair instructions
Undercoating is to be applied over the painted bottom
which may be the responsibility of direct and general
surfaces (floor panel underside and I-beam supports),
support maintenance. The instructions cover common
and should be 1/16-inch thick.
maintenance such as surface sealing, undercoat
sealing, cleaning and decontamination, and painting of
5-8. Cleaning and Decontamination.
steel and aluminum parts.
a. Container Exterior. Wash with any suitable
5-7. Surface and Undercoat Sealing.
detergent. Thoroughly rinse with fresh water and allow
to air dry.
a. Surface Sealing. Seal surfaces of roof, sides,
b. Container Interior. The inside of the container
floor and doors of container with polyurethane paint
may be cleaned with a light detergent solution and
using white color on interior surfaces, and olive drab
pressure hose, or it may be steam cleaned.
color (24087 per FED-STD-595) on the exterior
surfaces. Apply paint to seal surfaces only where the
original fused-on gel coat has been damaged or
Recommended paint is Dupont
Imron or equivalent, olive drab
color is 24087 per FED-STD-595.