BOTTOM RAILS - Continued
Continuously weld the replacement section or new rail in place.
As applicable, attach the subfloor panel and/or the front or side panel to the bottom rail.
Use appropriate fasteners. Apply barrier tape to prevent contact between dissimilar metals.
Clean, mask, prime and top coat the interior and exterior.
Replace/refoam any foam insulation removed previously.
Apply sealant along the interior seam between the subfloor and the bottom rail.
Drill and secure subfloor panel using fasteners of the original type. Drill and secure floor
lining using rivets at 24 in (600 mm) intervals.
Replace refrigeration unit if removed. Verify that all fasteners are tight and that the
repair is watertight. Check to ensure that all dissimilar metals have been protected from electrolysis
with barrier tape.
This task covers:
General Mechanics Tool Kit (Item 1, App B)
Welding Shop, Trailer Mounted (Item 3, App
Refrigeration unit shutdown (TM 9-4110-
Sections are not allowed in comer posts.
Damage to posts which results in accompanying damage to other container parts may have to be
repaired in a different manner than is described in this section.