SECTION I. GENERAL INFORMATION
This operators manual is for your use in operating and maintaining the 600 gallons
per minute (GPM) pumping assembles Model 609-A (NSN 4320-01-184-7494) , Model 609-C
(NSN 4320-01-261-6470), and Model US636HCCD-1 (NSN 4320-01-201-6937). The pumping
assemblies are illustrated in Figures 1-1, 1-2, and 1-3.
general information needed by the operator, descriptions of the pumping assemblies,
functional descriptions of how the pumping assemblies work, operating instructions,
and operator maintenance instructions for the equipment.
The pumping assemblies
are used in the Tactical Water Distribution Equipment System (TWDS) Set 10-mile
In the TWDS, the pumping assemblies are used as the lead pumping station
and up to a maximum of five boost pumping stations.
The pumping assemblies may
also be used singly or in combinations in other applications requiring water
pumping capability of up to 600 GPM at Up to 350 feet total discharge head (TDH) .
1.2 MAINTENANCE FORMS AND PROCEDURES.
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 (T-S))
(Maintenance Management UPDATE).
1.3 CORROSION PREVENTION AND CONTROL (CPC).
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 the problem in
While corrosion is typically associated with rusting of metals, it can also include
deterioration of other materials, such as rubber and plastic.
softening, swelling, or breaking of these 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 corrosion, "rust,"
"deterioration," or cracking will ensure that the information is identified as a
The form should be submitted to the address specified in DA PAM
1.4 DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE.
Destruction of Army materiel to prevent enemy use shall be in accordance with
1.5 EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATION (EIR).
If your pumping assembly needs improvement, let us know.
Send us an EIR.
user, are the only one who can tell us what you dont like about your equipment.
Let us know why you dont like the design or performance.
Put it on SF 368
(Product Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to us at Commander, U.S. Army
Aviation and Troop Command, ATTN:
AMSAT-I-MDO, 4300 Goodfellow Boulevard, St.
Louis, MO 63120-1798.
We will send you a reply.
1.6 WARRANTY INFORMATION.
There is no warranty for the 600 GPM pumping assemblies.