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NEWS | Sept. 14, 2022

Corrosion: Keep Corrosion at Bay

BLUF: Get a drum of 300 desiccant bags with NSN 6850-00-264-6571.

HMMWVs parked outside maintenance bay at Ft Bragg, NC
Photo by Capt. Adan Cazarez

This article initially appeared in PS 795 (Feb 19) p. 56.

To help prevent corrosion, keep plenty of desiccant on hand.
Get a drum of 300 desiccant bags with NSN 6850-00-264-6571 for about $280.
Place bags in moisture-prone spots to keep equipment dry. When placing the bags make sure they won’t block vents, fall into moving parts or otherwise cause equipment concerns.
Replace the bags as needed or during scheduled services.
For more info on corrosion prevention and control, contact the TACOM Corrosion team at:

To reach AMCOM's corrosion team, click HERE for contact information.
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