LAUNDRY ADVANCED SYSTEM
PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
THIS WORK PACKAGE COVERS:
Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS)
Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) are performed to keep the LADS in operating condition. The
checks are used to find, correct, or report problems. Operators are to do the PMCS jobs as shown in the PMCS
table. PMCS are done every day the LADS is operated, using the PMCS table. Pay attention to WARNING and
CAUTION statements. A WARNING means someone could get hurt. A CAUTION means equipment could be
Before you begin operating LADS equipment, do Before PMCS.
During operation, do During PMCS.
After operation, do After PMCS.
Do Weekly PMCS once a week while performing After PMCS.
Do Monthly PMCS once a month while performing After PMCS.
Do Semi--Annual PMCS twice a year while performing After PMCS.
Do Annual PMCS once a year while performing After PMCS.
If you find something wrong when performing PMCS, fix it if you can, using troubleshooting procedures and/or
maintenance procedures. If you do not have the tools required to perform a repair, or if repair is too difficult, notify
The right--hand column of the PMCS table lists conditions that make the LADS not fully mission capable. Write up
items not fixed on DA Form 2404 for unit maintenance. For further information on how to use this form, see DA PAM
CORROSION PREVENTION AND CONTROL (CPC)
Corrosion Prevention and Control (CPC) of Army materiel is a continuing concern. It is important that any corrosion
problems with this item be reported so that the problem can be corrected and improvements can be made to prevent
the problem in future items.
While corrosion is typically associated with rusting of metals, it can also include deterioration of other materials, such
as rubber and plastic. Unusual cracking, softening, swelling, or breaking of these materials may be a corrosion
If a corrosion problem is identified, it can be reported using Standard Form SF 368, Product Quality Deficiency
Report. Use of keywords such as corrosion, rust, deterioration, or cracking will ensure that the information is
identified as a CPC problem.
The form should be submitted to the address specified in DA PAM 738--750, Functional Users Manual for the Army
Maintenance Management System (TAMMS)