1-6. LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS. Abbreviations used in this manual are in accordance with Military Standard,
MIL-STD-12, and are defined at their first appearance in the manual.
1-7. DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE. Refer to TM 750-244-3 for methods and
procedures to destroy Army materiel to prevent enemy use.
1-8. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT.
To prepare the air compressor unit for storage
or shipment refer
Section II. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION
1-9. EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES, AND FEATURES.
(1) Gasoline Engine, 10 HP, driven.
(2) Belt driven.
(3) Reciprocating air compressor, two-stage.
(1) Pressure indicator gage equipped.
(2) Three gallon fuel tank for gasoline engine.
(3) Fifty feet long flexible hose equipped with inflator/gage devices.
(4) Capable of connecting to an auxiliary fuel tank.
1-10. LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS. (Refer
to figure 1-2.)
a. Air Compressor. The air compressor (1) is a double cylinder, two-stage design capable of supplying 15 cfm
(0.425 m /min.) of compressed air at a pressure of 175 psi (12.3 kgs/cm ).
b. Receiver Tank. The receiver tank (2) provides a holding area for the compressed air. Its capacity is 80 gallons
c. Gasoline Engine
. The air compressor
by a 10 HP gasoline engine (3). The gasoline engine
with a manual pull-type starter (4) and three gallon fuel tank (9).