onto its carrier by means of a fork lift, sling hoist, or by
b. Secure starter torque tester firmly to its carrier
to prevent movement during shipment.
Warning: Do not allow starter torque
Warning: Make certain starter torque
tester to become overbalanced
tester is firmly secured to carrier, as
during loading operations or damage
movement during shipment may
to the equipment or injury to
cause the starter torque tester to be
personnel may occur.
damaged, injury or death to
personnel on the carrier, or damage
to the carrier.
Section II. LIMITED STORAGE
63. PREPARATION OF EQUIPMENT FOR LIMITED
EQUIPMENT IN STORAGE
Limited storage is defined as periods up to 6
Visual inspection of the starter torque tester will
be performed every 30 days or at any other time
deemed necessary by the maintenance officer of the
. When preparing starter torque tester
unit to which the starter torque tester is assigned to
for limited storage, visually inspect all component parts
ascertain that the equipment is adequately protected
and assemblies to determine their condition. Correct
against corrosion and rust. Any maintenance necessary
any discrepancies found prior to placing equipment in
b. Preservation. Drape starter torque tester with
canvas or other suitable water repellent material.
Section Ill. DEMOLITION OF MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
c. Adapters, pads, and jaws.
This section includes detailed methods for
d. Brake drum assembly.
destroying the starter torque tester to prevent its use by
the enemy when it is in danger of imminent capture.
DECISION TO DESTROY STARTER TORQUE
charges as the situation permits, and detonate them
When the starter torque tester is in imminent
danger of capture or abandonment to the enemy, the
responsible unit commander must make the decision
(1) Tape a 1-pound charge beneath brake
either to destroy or render the equipment inoperative.
drum and mounting plate assembly (fig.
Regardless of methods employed, it is essential to
destroy the same vital parts of all starter torque testers
to prevent repair by cannibalization.
(2) Place a second 1-pound charge against
drive shaft assembly, adjacent to
DEMOLITION TO RENDER THE STARTER
TORQUE TESTER INOPERATIVE
b. Weapons Fire. Fire
on starter torque tester with
Use sledge hammers, crowbars, picks, axes, or
the heaviest weapons available.
any other heavy tools which may be available to destroy
69. DEMOLITION BY SUBMERSION
If the situation prohibits employing either of the
b. Pressure control assembly.