EAPS SHIPPING AND STORAGE PROCEDURES
3K Fork Lift or equivalent
General Mechanics Tool Kit NSN 5180-00-323-4692
Guide Ropes (2)
Fork Lift Operator
Medium Helicopter Repairer (2)
The shipping container is the ONLY
approved method for shipping and
storing the EAPS when not installed
Surface and Inlet Swirl Tubes
EAPS is made of lightweight metal
and has thousands of plastic inlet
swirl tubes. Surface contact with hard
objects can damage plastic tubes
and/or sheet metal surfaces.
Diffuser Duct Diffuser duct is
made of fiberglass and can be easily
damaged. Do not place weight of
EAPS on diffuser.
Cables and Lanyards Do not allow
cables to snag or drag. An electrical
dummy receptacle is provided.
Lift container using a fork lift in slots (1) provided,
or use a hoist or crane connected to tie-down
rings installed on each side of container.
Tie-down rings (2) can also be used for tie down
Do not attempt to lift container using
only upper handles.
Use handles (3) on upper half of container to
remove it from lower half. Use handles on lower
half to lift or move container.
Secure upper and lower halves together using
locking fasteners (4).
During periods fo nonoperation, install dust
covers (5) on EAPS. Two covers connected by
a lanyard are used to protect each EAPS. The
large cover protects EAPS body and inlet swirl
tubes, and the small cap-type cover protects the
diffuser duct outlet.
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