2- 3. CLEANING.
(1) Clean cabinet with soap and hot water or dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 (item 5, Table F- l). Do not use abrasive
cleaners or wire brushes. A commercial type nylon cleaning pad may be used to remove corrosion or caked-on grease.
(2) Check the cabinet for signs of corroding or peeling. The coating over the metal may show spots. If so, remove
them with soap and hot water or dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 (item 5, Table F-1). Nylon cleaning pad may be used.
Check to be sure braces, angle irons, and support parts are fastened tight. Make sure everything works: try latch pins,
shutters, door latches and rest, lift handles, and inner rack sets. A wooden match or toothpick can help get accumulations
out of places like bracket joints, spring and pin assemblies, and rivet seats.
b. Utensils. Clean utensils with hot water and soap. Scouring will spoil the utensils'finish. All standard items are
coated with the same preservative compound as the cabinet. Wrap each utensil individually in a barrier material (item 3,
OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
2- 4. GENERAL.
The instructions in this section are for personnel who operate the range. It describes how the burner is started and
stopped in normal weather conditions.
2- 5. ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE.
2- 5.1. UNLOADING THE EQUIPMENT.
The total weight of the field range outfit is 295 pounds ( 133.9 kg). A handtruck, forklift, or manpower may
be used to unload the outfit. The outfit must be kept in an upright position while unloading.
2- 5.2. UNPACKING THE EQUIPMENT.
Be careful while unpacking to avoid damage to the equipment.
b. Unpacking. Cut and remove all retaining straps. Remove the burner. Open the door and remove the kitchen
utensils from the cabinet.
c. Fire Extinguisher. Mount the fire extinguisher where it will be available for immediate use.
d. Depreservation. Remove all protective tape and coverings. Prepare the unit for inspection and operation
as outlined in DA Form 2258 (Depreservation Guide for Vehicles and Equipment).
2 5.3. INSPECTING THE EQUIPMENT.
a. Check identification plate against packing bill for positive identification of equipment.
b. Visually inspect equipment for any damage which may have occurred during shipment.
2-5.4. INSTALLATION AND SERVICING THE EQUIPMENT.
(1) Install the field range outfit on a level site, clear of obstacles and, if indoors, allow for ample ventilation.