a. General. Refinishing processes should restore equipment surfaces to original
appearance and as-new standards. Minor damage to finishes, such as small scratches,
require touchup painting of the affected areas only.
b. Touchup Procedures.
(1) Remove all rust and corrosion by lightly sanding the affected areas with
fine sandpaper (item 4, appx E). Clean with solvent and allow to dry.
(2) Apply chemical film as directed in MIL-C-5541 using small cleaning brush.
Allow to dry.
(3) Apply zinc chromate primer 0.0004 to 0.0006-inch thick, as directed in
Federal Specification TT-P-1757, over the chemical film using small cleaning brush.
Allow to dry.
(4) Apply one coat of lusterless enamel paint, as directed in Federal
Specification TT-E-526, over the affected area. Allow to dry.
PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
4-19. Administrative Storage. Administrative storage of equipment issued to and
used by Army activities will have preventive maintenance performed in accordance
with the PMCS charts (tables 2-1 and 4-1) before storing. When removing the equip-
readiness. Administrative storage of equipment is covered in TM 740-90-1.
4-20. Preparation for Storage or Shipment. Prepare the equipment as described for
preparation for movement in paragraph 2-6. Preservation, packaging, and packing of
military supplies and equipment is covered in TM 38-230-2.
4-21. Storage. Store the equipment in a building, shed, or under cover. If the
equipment is to be stored outside, place on a pallet or planking; wrap in a canvas
tarp or waterproof cover.
4-22. Packing for Shipment. If available, use the packing materials and shipping
cartons in which the equipment was shipped, and reverse the unpacking procedures in