4-36. Demolition to Render the Heater
(2) Submersion. Totally submerge the heater in a
body of water to provide water damage and
concealment. Salt water will damage metal parts
a. Demolition by Mechanical Means. Use sledge
more than fresh water.
hammers, crowbars, picks, axes, or any other heavy
c. Training. All operators should receive thorough
tool which may be available to destroy the following:
training in the destruction of the heater. Refer to FM
5-25. Simulated destruction, using methods given
(2) Fuel tank
above, should be included in the operator training
(3) Heater body
program. It must be emphasized in training that
(4) Fuel valve
demolition operations usually are necessitated by
b. Other Demolition Methods.
critical situations when time available for carrying
(1) Scattering and concealment. Femove all
out destruction is limited. For this reason it is
easily accessible components and scatter them
necessary that operators be thoroughly familiar
through dense foliage, bury them in dirt, or
with all methods of destruction without reference to
submerge them in a lake, stream, or other body of
this or any other manual.
Section XIV. DIRECT SUPPORT
holes in the stack partition.
Heater body repair is limited to welding open seams
Section XV. REPAIR PARTS
only. All other parts are common to both models. For
The following tubular listings comprise the repair
parts for the immersion heaters. Those parts coded A
through 1-8 in this manual.
are applicable to immersion heater model 447-2EX