Section III. OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
This section contains procedures for operation of the Laundry Unit under normal conditions.
2-7. ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE.
Requires two people for lifting components of the Laundry Unit. Failure to observe standard
lifting procedures may result in serious injury to personnel.
Components are mounted or stored on the trailer for shipment and storage. During use, some components are removed
from the trailer. The setup instructions that follow include steps for unpacking and positioning components. Components
should be unpacked only when the facility is planned for use or when maintenance is needed. Figure 2-9 shows the
Laundry Unit as it would be for shipping or storage.
When setting up Laundry Unit nonmetallic hose or electrical cable that need to be positioned or
repositioned, use safety ties for positioning of equipment.
Select a site for the Laundry Unit that has adequate water and drainage for operational needs. Select a
relatively level area.
Position the Laundry Unit water heater within approximately 30 feet of water source. Refer to FM 10-280,
Mobile Field Laundry, Clothing Exchange, and Bath Operations.
Set the parking levers, lower the trailer supports, and unhitch towing vehicle. If necessary, dig holes or
block wheels to ensure the trailer is level. Refer to TM 9-2330-37614&P.
Remove tarpaulin per substeps below:
Unhook fibrous rope from trailer.