Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
1-1. SCOPE. This manual contains operator, unit, and intermediate direct support maintenance instructions for the Air
Compressor Unit, Model 10GT8G. The air compressor unit is of reciprocating design, gasoline engine driven and tank
mounted. Refer to figure 1-1 for identifying views. Output capacity of the unit is 15 cubic feet per minute (cfm) at 175
pounds per square inch (psi) (0.425 cubic meters per minute (m3/min) at 12.3 kilograms per square centimeter (kgs/cm2).
The air compressor unit is intended for use as a source of compressed air in the normal operations conducted at filling
stations and vehicle maintenance shops.
1-2. MAINTENANCE FORMS AND RECORDS. Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment
maintenance will be those prescribed by DA PAM 738-750, The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
1-3. REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR's). If your air compressor unit needs
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 the design or performance. Put it on an SF 368 (Quality Deficiency
Report). Mail it to us at: Commander, US Army Troop Support Command, ATTN: AMSTR-QX, 4300 Goodfellow Blvd.,
St. Louis, MO 63120-1798. We'll send you a reply.
1-4. WARRANTY INFORMATION. The air compressor unit, Model 10GT8G, is warranted by Curtis-Toledo, Incorporated
for 12 months. It starts on the date, found in block 23, DA Form 2408-9, in the logbook. Report all defects in material or
workmanship to your supervisor, who will take appropriate action through your unit maintenance shop.
1-5. NOMENCLATURE CROSS-REFERENCE LIST. The listing below includes nomenclature cross-reference used
throughout this manual.
Compressor Unit, Reciprocating, 15 CFM
(0.425 m /min), 175 PSI (12.3 kgs/cm ),
Gasoline Engine Driven
Engine, Gasoline, 10 HP