4.9 ASSEMBLY OF LRU-18/U AND CONTAINER.
4.9.1 Packing the LRU-18/U Life Raft into the Container Assembly.
This task covers: a. Assembly
INITIAL SET UP
Deflated Life Raft
LRU-18/U Life Raft Assembly
Needle, Size 6
Packing LRU-18/U Life Raft Into Container
Assembly. To pack an LRU-18/U life raft in the
container, proceed as follows:
a. Ensure life raft and container have been inspected
in accordance with Table 4-1.
b. Prior to packing, ensure that both cells have been
thoroughly deflated. Ensure oral inflation valves
are locked and properly stored in accordance with
Ensure CO2 cylinder is properly installed and
seated in accordance with Paragraph 4.6.2 and that
beaded inflation handle is properly attached to
actuation lever in accordance with paragraph
4.8.6. Cover CO2 inflation assembly with anti-
Lay the life on the packing table as shown below
and lightly dust entire raft with talc (D 17). Note
fold line for the next step (one inch below the
fourth seal line). For simplicity, the beaded handle
is omitted in the following folding diagrams.
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