2-10. ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE - cont.
Remove cap (4) from male coupling (6).
Position male coupling (6) in female coupling (2) and hold in place.
Pull both locking arms (1) back at the same time until arms are down against body of female coupling (2).
Verify that male coupling (6) and female coupling (4) are connected by pulling on couplings. Couplings
should remain securely connected and locking arms (1) must be remain snug against coupling body.
Do not disconnect hose couplings while water system is pressurized Hose ends may whip,
causing injury to personnel and damage to equipment.
Pull locking arms (1) up and out from female coupling (2).
Pull female couplings (2) from male couplings (6).
Insert plug (3) in female coupling (2) and pull locking arms (1) back against coupling body.
Place cap (4) over male coupling (6) and pull locking arms (5) back against cap body.
Install Water Tanks.
A lifting device is required to remove the collapsible fabric tanks from the storage chests and
position the tanks at the installation site. Notify unit maintenance to assist you with positioning
Refer to figure 2-8 and place water tanks in position as shown. Note position of suction and discharge
When collapsible tanks are unfolded, distance between tanks must be maintained to ensure proper
clearance for installation of dual tank connection kits.
Assemble and prepare water tanks for use in accordance with the applicable TM. Reposition tanks as
required to maintain correct distance between tanks as shown in figure 2-8.