Section 5. MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE SHOPS
Part 1. CONTAINER REPAIR AND TEST BUILDING
FUNCTION. A container repair and test facility services only empty
containers. The facility provides for structural testing, minor repairs, and
cosmetic services for damaged or structurally marginal containers.
LAYOUT. The size and a typical layout for a four bay facility are given
in NAVFAC P-80. Space is required in the building for repair and test bays,
administrative area, male and female locker and toilet facilities, parts and
storage area, and a vending area. Outside storage space shall be provided
adjacent to the facility for empty containers waiting to be repaired oR
ARCHITECTURAL REQUIREMENTS. Architectural design shall be in accordance
with NAVFAC DM-1. Electrically operated insulated roll-up doors shall be
provided at both ends of each repair and testing bay. The width and height of
the door openings shall be sufficient to allow the longest container that. is
anticipated to be repaired to be carried by forklift through the opening. A
5-ton overhead bridge crane shall be provided in the repair and test bay area.
MECHANICAL REQUIREMENTS. Heating and ventilation shall be provided in
accordance with NAVFAC DM-3.3. Plumbing and compressed air shall be provided
in accordance with NAVFAC DM-3.1 and NAVFAC DM-3.5. Low pressure compressed
air at 100 psi shall be provided to each workbench in the work bays. The
required utilities shall be provided for the vending area. Floor drains shall
be provided for each work bay and the parts and storage area. All mechanical
systems and equipment shall be designed to limit noise and vibration in
accordance with NAVFAC DM-3.10.
ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS. Electrical systems shall be provided in accord-
ance with NAVFAC DM-4.1, DM-4.2, DM-4.3, DM-4.4, and DM-4.6. Lighting in the
repair and test bays and exterior lighting for the covered storage area shall
be an energy efficient type such as high pressure sodium vapor. Other interior
lighting will normally be fluorescent.
WEIGHT-HANDLING EQUIPMENT, The overhead bridge crane shall be in
accordance with criteria in NAVFAC DM-38.1. The bridge crane shall have
electrically motorized bridge, trolley, and hoist with 5-ton capacity and
shall be operated from floor level by pushbutton pendent controls.