All automotive CESE will be core-treated. Proper
application and preparation of the areas to be coated or
recoated is necessary. Surfaces shall be reasonably
clean, dry. and free of excessive rust, oil, grease, dust,
road tar, and other foreign matter. Core treatment of a
vehicle will be inspected during each preventive
maintenance (PM) service: one scratch through the
preservative can cause corrosion to start beneath the
The NAVFAC P-300 identifies and describes the
different preservative compounds applicable on
CESE. Additional information can be obtained from
the NAVFAC P-434, Construction Equipment
Department Management and Operations Manual.
REVIEW 6 QUESTIONS
What items are used to remove surface defects on
body spoons, hammers, and body dollies?
What is the preferred method for removing paint
from the entire vehicle?
What instruction provides information for using
chemical agent resistant coating?