c. Operation in Desert Climates. T h e m a i n p r o b l e m
Keep equipment as warm and dry as possible. Where possi-
a r i s i n g in desert operation is the large amounts of sand,
ble, keep equipment operating so it remains warm. Place a
d u s t , and dirt entering moving parts in equipment. The
blanket or other barrier between equipment and the shelter
b e s t precaution is to make the shelter as dustproof as
entrance. This helps reduce heat loss and lessens the danger
p o s s i b l e with available materials. Hang wet sacking over
of a cold draft striking heated elements in the equipment.
doors to reduce incoming sand when the doors are opened.
When equipment is exposed to cold air, moisture will
Do not remove panel and chassis assemblies unless abso-
condense on it. Dry the equipment thoroughly.
b. Operation in Tropical Climates. When the equipment
l u t e l y necessary.
C l e a n assemblies thoroughly
r e p l a c i n g them.
K e e p equipment as free from
i s operated in warm, damp climates, moisture conditions
p o s s i b l e . Make frequent preventive maintenance
are acute. Poor ventilation and high relative humidity may
Excessive amounts of dust, sand, or dirt, mixed with
grease, become grit which damages moving parts.
thoroughly at the first signs of moisture.
Section IV. PREPARATION FOR MOVEMENT
2 - 7 D
I S M A N T L I N G F O R M O V E M E N T . Dismantle the
b. Drawers. Lock all the drawers of the work consoles
central by disconnecting all external connections required
with the keys provided.
C . Sliding Doors.
for operation. Secure all loose equipment with the mobil-
ity tiedowns provided. The central is a completely portable
facility and no special packaging or protection is required.
(1) Slide the doors closed.
( 2 ) Turn the black knob at the center of the doors
clockwise until it hits the stop.
a. Chair Tiedown Installation.
d. Equipment Trays. Secure loose equipment trays to
console work surfaces, as follows:
(1) Turn seat height adjusting screw on chair to
lower tie down pin to approximately 1/8 inch above floor.
(1) Position the equipment tray on the work surface.
(2) Position chair over floor socket, aligning tiedown
(2) Depress the knurled barrel and use the extended
p i n with socket well cover and key slot; grasp knurled
screw pin as a locator for its socket.
sleeve on tiedown pin, push pin into socket well, and slide
( 3 ) Turn the barrel clockwise until tray is locked
into key slot until socket well cover snaps back up, locking
pin in socket.
( 3 ) Turn seat height adjusting screw to raise seat,
( 4 ) Repeat steps (2) and (3) for the other knurled
tightening chair against floor.
barrel of the equipment tray.