LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS.
Corrosion Prevention Control
Equipment Improvement Report
Modification Work Order
Nuclear, Biological, Chemical
Unit of Measure
Usable on Code
REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR). If your water heater needs
improvement, let us know. Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the only one who can tell us what you don't like
about your equipment. Let us know why you don't like the design or performance. Put it on an SF 368 (Product
Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to us at Commander, US Army Aviation and Troop Command, Attn:
AMSAT-I-MDO, 4300 Goodfellow Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63120-1798. We will send you a reply.
WARRANTY INFORMATION. The water heater is warranted for 12 months. The warranty starts on
the date found in block 23, DA Form 2408-5 in the logbook. Report all defects in material and workmanship to
your supervisor, who will take the appropriate action. Complete warranty information for the M-85 water heater
can be found in TB 10-3510-220-24
SAFETY, CARE, AND HANDLING.
A new water heater is preserved, packaged, and crated to meet military requirements
for domestic shipment. The heater is shipped with all necessary attachments for normal operation.
Have all personnel clear the area before lifting the water heater. Death or serious
injury could result if the water heater falls on an individual.
Unloading Instructions. The crated water heater may be lifted by using a fork lift, crane, or other
approved lifting device with capacity of at least 1065 pounds (483 kg). If a crane is used, arrange slings under
packing crate carefully to ensure crate will not tip. If a fork lift is used, slide the blades directly under the crate
between skid blocks.
Uncrating. Carefully uncrate the heater. Ensure that components are not damaged during the