4. Drain the detergent solution from the tank and flush with clean water.
5. Repeat flushing as necessary. Air dry the tank.
6. Clean all components with detergent (Item 2, WP 0039 00) and warm water solution, rinse thoroughly
in water, and dry with wiping rags (Item 4, WP 0039 00).
PACKING AND FOLDING INSTRUCTIONS FOR GTA AND RELIANCE MODEL TANKS
Make sure the tank is completely dry before folding. Water will create
mildew, decreasing the life of the tank if it is not completely dry.
Throughout the folding process, be sure to brush off any stones, grass, or
other debris that may accumulate on the tank or the ground cloth.
Four personnel are required to handle and fold a 20K water tank during
draining and disassembly. Five personnel are required to handle the 50K
1. Remove the dust cap from the vent fitting assembly or vent pipe.
2. Empty the tank completely:
a. Lay the tank flat.
Care should be exercised not to damage the tank by rough handling.
If a metal clamp repair has been made, avoid folding the tank in such
a manner as to cause damage to the tank.
b. Lift up one of the corners of the tank with a DRAIN FITTING LOCATED UNDER THIS LABEL
decal and flip over to expose drain fitting. There are two drain decals.
c. Disconnect drain hose and install drain plug.
d. Lay corner back so that tank is flat. Pick up the other corner of tank with a DRAIN FITTING
LOCATED UNDER THIS LABEL decal to uncover the second drain fitting. Repeat step 2c.
3. Remove vent fitting assembly:
a. Locate vent fitting assembly in center top of tank. Remove upper portion of vent fitting assembly
by releasing quick-disconnect.
b. Wrap upper portion with cushioning material, secure with pressure-sensitive tape (Item 8, WP
c. Secure dust cap on vent fitting assembly.
d. Apply cushioning material to vent fitting assembly and secure with pressure-sensitive tape (Item
8, WP 0039 00).