Air inlet hose assembly
Air outlet hose assembly
Engine and accessories
Figure 1. Filter unit, gas-particulate, GED, 300 CFM, ABC-M6A1.
Inside operation. When the ABC-M6A1 filter unit
shelter (fig. 3), the blower is repositioned and the
blower air outlet is connected directly to the
is operated inside a CBR protective shelter (fig.
canister air inlet. Contaminated air passes
3) the blower air inlet is connected to the canister
directly from the air inlet into the blower air inlet.
air outlet by the elbow coupling. Contaminated
The blower forces the contaminated air through
air passes directly from the air inlet through the
the blower air outlet and the canister air inlet into
canister air inlet into the canister assembly.
the canister group. Purified air leaving the
Purified air leaving the canister assembly passes
canister group passes through the canister air
through the canister air outlet into the blower air
outlet and air outlet hose assembly into the CBR
inlet. The blower forces purified air through the
blower air outlet directly or through the air outlet
hose assembly into the CBR protective shelter.
b. Canister Assembly. The canister assembly (fig.
4) consists of a canister containing a top manifold (4),
Warning. Do not use the ABC-M6A1 filter
bottom manifold (9), intake manifold (19), two 150 CFM,
unit as a ventilating system. The ABC-M6A1
M9A1 particulate filter (8), and two 150 CFM, M10 gas
filter unit is not equipped with a bypass
filters (11). The components of the canister are fastened
mechanism. Such operation will shorten the
together by eight turnbuckles (10). The canister is car-
life of the filters and subsequently en-
dangered human life.
Outside operation. When the ABCM6A1 filter
unit is operated outside the CBR protective