PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS) INTRODUCTION
To ensure that the CB534B and CB534C Rollers, Motorized, Vibrating Tandem Steel Drums are ready for operation
at all times, they must be lubricated and inspected on a regular basis so that defects may be found before they result
in damage, equipment failure, or injury. PMCS task contains systematic instructions on lubrications, inspections,
adjustments, and corrections to be performed by Field Maintenance to keep the CB534B and CB534C in good
operating condition and ready for their primary mission. For information on Corrosion Prevention and Control (CPC),
EXPLANATION OF TABLE ENTRIES
Item Number (Item No.) Column. Numbers in this column are for reference. When completing DA Form 2404 or
DA Form 5988-E (Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet), include the item number for the check/service
indicating a fault. Item numbers also appear in the order you must perform checks and services for the interval listed.
Interval Column. This column tells you when you must perform the procedure in the procedure column. Intervals
are based on calendar dates or hours.
Operating hours information is sometimes given in addition to calendar intervals, perform
these procedures at the interval reached first.
Quarterly procedures must be performed once every three months.
Semiannual procedures must be performed once every six months.
Annual procedures must be performed once each year.
Biennial procedures must be performed once every two years.
Man-Hours Column. This column indicates man-hours required to complete prescribed lubrication service.
Item to Check/Service Column. This column identifies the item to be checked or serviced.
The WARNINGs and CAUTIONs appearing in your PMCS table should always be observed.
WARNINGs and CAUTIONs appear before applicable procedures. These WARNINGs and
CAUTIONs must be observed to prevent injury to yourself and others or to prevent your
equipment from being damaged.
Procedure Column. This column gives the procedure you must perform to check or service the item listed in the
Item to Check/Service column, to know if the equipment is ready or available for its intended mission or for operation.
You must perform the procedures at the time stated in the interval column.
GENERAL PMCS PROCEDURES
Always perform PMCS in the same order so it gets to be a habit. Once you've had some practice, you'll spot anything
wrong in a hurry. If any deficiency is discovered, perform the appropriate troubleshooting task in Chapter 2 of this
manual. If any component or system is not serviceable, or if the given service does not correct the deficiency, notify