PACKING FOR SHIPMENT OR STORAGE
This section provides procedures for packing the disk unit. Material used for packing is listed in the Expendable Supplies
and Materials List (ESML), appendix E. Instructions reference each item in the ESML as it is used.
PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
Prior to packing the disk unit for storage or shipment, perform routine Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
(PMCS). Refer to paragraph 1-4. If the disk unit is being forwarded to a higher level of maintenance for repairs, prepare
the required equipment failure report in accordance with paragraph 1-3.
DISK UNIT PACKAGING AND PACKING
When packaging and packing disk unit for shipment or storage, see figure 5-1 and perform each of the following steps:
Packaging and packing the disk unit intact is not recommended. The units power supply and printed-
circuit boards (PCB) should be removed and packaged and packed in separate containers. The HDA
must be removed and packed and shipped separately.
Install two desiccant bags (item 5, appx E) in a plastic bag (item 6, appx E).
The disk unit is c heavy piece of equipment. Always use two technicians when moving or lifting the unit
to prevent injury to personnel.
Place the unit in the plastic bag (item 6, appx E).
Place all maintenance forms and tags in the plastic bag with the unit and seal the plastic bag with tape (item