1-10. EQUIPMENT PURPOSE, CAPABILITIES, AND FEATURES - continued.
All weather operation
Rapid set-up for use
Self-contained environmental control system
Self-contained water system
Self-contained air system
Self-contained vacuum system
Trailer mounted for long distance towing
Designed to operate under blackout conditions with door activated blackout switches
1-11. LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS.
The Petroleum Laboratory rear door is used primarily to load and unload the eight overpack boxes. Van exterior sides
and interior walls are designated "curbside" (right) and "roadside" (left) when viewed from the rear of the van.
Rear and Curbside Exterior.
Trailer Accessories Storage Door: Provides access to storage area for van accessories; i.e, roadside reflectors,
wheel chocks, various tools, wiping rags, etc.
Purge Intake Door: Hinged, double latched access door for purge intake damper. Must be open during purge
cycle to allow environmental control unit to ventilate the laboratory.
Mechanical Room Entrance Door: Provides the only entrance/exit for the mechanical room. Provided with an
internal door lock release mechanism to facilitate an emergency exit.
Laboratory Entrance Door: Primary entry/exit for the laboratory section of the van. Provided with an internal door
lock release mechanism to facilitate an emergency exit.
Curbside Storage Box: Provides storage area for miscellaneous equipment. Provided with fork truck lift slots and
retaining pins for removal/installation.
Sink Drain Connection: Provides a means of connecting a drain hose to the sink drain.
Purge Exhaust Door: Hinged, double latched access door for purge exhaust damper. Must be open during purge
cycle to allow air to be exhausted from the laboratory.