Section I. GENERAL
1-1. Scope. This manual is for your use in operating
shortage of maintenance effort exists. Items should be
and maintaining the skid mounted, diesel engine driven,
in mission readiness within 24 hours or within the time
rotary air compressor, model 6M125.
factors as determined by the directing authority. During
the storage period appropriate maintenance records will
1-2. Maintenance Forms and Records. Maintenance
forms and records that you are required to use are
explained in DA Pam 738-750.
b. Before placing equipment in administrative
storage, current maintenance services and equipment
1-3. Hand Receipt. Hand receipt for the End Item/
serviceable criteria (ESC) evaluations should be
Component of End Item (COEI), Basic Issue Items (BII)
completed, shortcomings and deficiencies should be
and Additional Authorization List (AAL) Items are
corrected, and all modification work orders (MWO's)
published in a Hand Receipt Manual. The Hand Receipt
should be applied.
Manual numerical designation is the same as the related
Technical Manual with the letters HR added to the
c. Storage site selection.
Inside storage is
number. These manuals are published to aid in property
preferred for items selected for administrative storage. If
accountability and are available through: Commander,
inside storage is not available, trucks, vans, conex
U.S. Army Adjutant General Publications Center, ATTN:
containers and other containers may be used.
AGDL-OD, 1655 Woodson Road, St. Louis, MO 63114.
Recommendations (EIR). If your compressor needs
1-4. Equipment Serviceability Criteria (ESC).
equipment is not covered by an ESC.
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
1-5. Destruction of Army Materiel to Prevent Enemy
Use. For instructions covering the destruction of Army
the design or performance. Put it on an SF 368 (Product
materiel to prevent enemy use, refer to TM 750-244-3.
Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to us at Commander,
U.S. Army Troop Support Command, ATTN: AMSTR-
QS, St. Louis, MO 63120-1798. We will send you a
1-6. Administrative Storage.
a. Placement of equipment in administrative
storage should be for short periods of time when a
Section II. DESCRIPTION AND DATA
b. The compressor unit is enclosed in a sheet
metal housing fastened to a welded steel skid frame.
The unit is self-contained and capable of continuous
diesel engine driven, sliding blade type, rotary air
operation, under normal conditions, for a period of 8
compressor. The unit supplies compressed air at the
hours without refueling. The unit is designed to supply
rate of 125 cubic feet per minute (CFM) (3.5 M3/MIN) at
compressed air for general construction work in
a discharge pressure of 100 pounds per square inch
conjunction with pneumatic tools and other equipment.
(PSI) (7 kPa). You will find identifying views of the unit
c. The maintenance paragraphs of this manual
contain detailed descriptions of the unit components.
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