be reported as prescribed in AR 700-38, using DA Form
detail in the AR 385- series. These reports are required
468, Unsatisfactory Equipment Report, or DD Form 6,
whenever accidents involving injury to personnel or
as prescribed in Ar 700-58. Such suggestions are
damage to material occur.
encouraged in order that other organizations may
benefit. Do not report all failures that occur. Report
Equipment or Materials.
Any suggestions for
only repeated failures or unsatisfactory design or
improvement in design and maintenance of equipment
material. However, reports will always be made when
and repair parts, safety and efficiency of operation, or
exceptionally costly equipment is involved. Refer also
pertaining to the application of prescribed lubricants
the AR 700-38, and the printed instructions on DA Form
and/or preserving materials, or technical inaccuracies
noted in Department of the Army publications, will
Section II. DESCRIPTION AND DATA
Shop Set, Aircraft Maintenance,
heaters, are connected directly to the
Semitrailer Mounted, C-6, Machine Shop, consists of a
electric control panel.
semitrailer mounted van and necessary tools and
assembly is located at the front of the
equipment for an Army aviation field maintenance shop,
forward storage compartment to serve as
operating in the field, performing the functions of a
an auxiliary electrical outlet for supplying
machine shop facility. The shop set contains three
current to the other shops(s).
systems; electrical, pneumatic, and utility.
connection can be used only when the
generator is in operation.
(1) Electrical system. A 10 kw generator is
electrical current is supplied to the shop
mounted on the forward platform of the
through the external power receptacle
shop and connected to the shop electrical
system by a power cable inserted in the
(2) Pneumatic system.
Power for the
supplied the shop with 11-220 volt, 60
cycle, single phase, ac current, and 208
pneumatic system is supplied from an
volt, 60 cycle, three phase, ac current.
An oil and water
The external power receptacle feeds
separator (fig. 5), is mounted at the front,
directly to the safety disconnect switch
upper left, interior corner of the shop. A
which is provided to enable the operator
quick disconnect fitting is provided for
to disconnect the power source from the
attaching an air hose from the external
interior of the shop. An electric panel (fig.
power source. The separator incorporates
is mounted directly above the safety
a drain cock for draining off accumulated
The control panel
oil or water; a source pressure gage; 2
contains 14 thermal-magnetic circuit
regulators for regulating the operating
breakers which serve as distribution
pressure; 2 operating pressure gages;
centers for the current supplied to the
check units, and valves to control or
disconnect the air pressure.
(3) Utility system. The utility system consists
current for small electrically operated
of 1 each, 1 3/4 x 30 x 84 inch, maple
tools. Heavier equipment such as the
bench top, 1 each, 33 x 28 x 42 inch,
4shelf storage cabinet; and 1 each, 33 x
28 x 42 inch, 12-drawer storage babinet.
The maple bench top is used as a working
surface and for mounting equipment.