Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
This manual is for use by personnel responsible for operation and maintenance of the Centrifugal Pump,
Self-Priming, Diesel-Driven, 125 GPM, Class III, Model No. PAD 125B, which will be referred to as the
Diesel-Driven Centrifugal Pump. This manual provides the user with necessary instructions in order to
operate the pump and to perform required maintenance in accordance with the Maintenance Allocation
Chart (MAC) in Appendix B. The purpose of the Diesel-Driven Centrifugal Pump is to provide a method of
pumping water with a self-contained, transportable pumping unit.
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).
CORROSION PREVENTION AND CONTROL.
Corrosion Prevention and Control (CPC) of Army materiel is a continuing concern. It is important that any
corrosion problems with this item be reported so that the problem can be corrected and improvements
can be made to prevent future problems.
While corrosion is typically associated with rusting of metals, it can also include deterioration of other
materials, such as rubber and plastic. Unusual cracking, softening, swelling, or breaking of the materials
may be a corrosion problem.
If a corrosion problem is identified, it can be reported using Standard Form 368, Product Quality
Deficiency Report. Use of key words such as "rust," deterioration," "corrosion," or "cracking" will ensure
that the information is identified as a CPC problem. The form should be submitted to the address
specified in DA PAM 738-750.