Caution. Do not remove shipping block (2),
Upon completion of the
steel straps (3), or the four fitted wood pieces (1)
until equipment is to be installed.
the filter unit and separately packed component parts for
Removing Protective Material.
barrier material from air inlets and outlets of canister and
b. Tightness of Parts. Check all nuts, bolts, and
blower. Wash exterior metal surfaces, spark plug, and
screws for tightness. Tighten if necessary.
carburetor with dry-cleaning solvent and dry with
c. Canister Assembly. Inspect canister for
compressed air if available.
Remove tape from
evidence of damage incurred during shipment. Inspect
sides of canister for holes or signs of separation of
canister frames. Inspect inlet and outlet manifold hose
(1) Remove the technical manuals and the
for tears or chafing; make sure that the hose clamps
fastening to each manifold provide airtight connections.
(2) Attach the lubrication order near the engine
Warning. If the serviceability of the canister is
with the filter unit.
(3) Provide fuel for the engine in a five gallon
questionable, report to direct support maintenance
standard military gasoline can.
gasoline can adapter to fuel can.
Air Inlet and Outlet Hose Assemblies.
d. Assembly. The ABC-M6A1 filter unit is shipped
Inspect for tears or punctures. Make certain that air inlet
as a unit ready for use. Only the air inlet hose assembly
cover and outlet screen are serviceable.
or both the air inlet and air outlet hose assemblies must
e. Blower Assembly. Make certain that all barrier
be installed before operation of the filter unit.
material has been removed from air inlet and outlet. Be
51. Used Equipment
sure that any protective packing placed inside fan
Used equipment will be received in that condition of
housing during shipment or storage has been removed.
processing required by the distance and type of
f. Gas Can Adapter and Line. Inspect gas can
adapter and line for leaks or punctures. Make certain
a. Equipment that has been shipped a short
that the gas can adapter is in place, fits securely, and
distance may not be crated. In this instance, follow the
that air vent is open and unclogged.
b. Handle equipment that has been fully processed
for shipment in accordance with the provisions outlined
Section II. INSTALLATION AND SERVICE
handles back to full retracted position.
(2) Place assembled filter unit in proper position
a. General. The ABC-MG6.filter unit is de- signed
on firm, level foundation. Distance between
for installation inside or outside the CBR protective
canister air inlet and vent opening of building
shelter (TM 3-350) or building to be protected. Choice of
will be determined by length of air inlet hose.
location depends on such factors as noise of engine,
Normally, this hose is 10 feet long. Measure
floor space, prevailing weather, and convenience of
hose before positioning unit.
(3) Rotate the engine and blower group on the
operation of the filter unit.
swivel base and align the locking coupling with
b. Inside Installation
the intake manifold connector. Insert the
(1) Remove shipping block (2, fig. 18) before
locking coupling in the mating intake manifold
installation. Slide the four retractable carrying
connector, being careful to turn the locking
handles out to full extended position. Transfer
assembled filter unit from crating and crate
base to site location. Slide the four carrying