Section I. General
The scope of this manual covers the information and instructions
necessary for the operation and maintenance of the 3,000 gallon
This manual covers two models, one manufactured by
Uniroyal and the other by Amfuel.
The Uniroyal tank is hereafter
referred to as Model No. 3,000 gallon and the Amfuel tank as Model
Maintenance Forms and Records
Maintenance forms and records that you are required to use are
explained in DA PAM 738-750, the Army Maintenance Management System
Destruction of Army Material to Prevent Enemy Use
The tanks may be destroyed by mechanical means, such as cutting the
tank from end to end with a sharp instrument or by burning.
Maintenance of Supplies and Equipment
Maintenance of supplies and equipment is explained in TB-750-25,
Maintenance of Supplies and Equipment, Army Test Measures and
Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE Calibration and Repair Support Program).
Description and Data
The tank is used for the storage and transport of potable water
The assembled unit consists of a collapsible tank
with pressure gage, end fittings, tie-down straps, emergency repair
items, hose and tools to secure the tank safely on the M872, M871 and
(See Fig. 1-1 and 1-1A, and Appendix C.)
Trailer tanks are warranted to be free of defects in workmanship and
materials, and such tanks will be serviceable for a period of one year
after the date of delivery when used in accordance with the
a. Collapsible Tank
Access to the tank interior is provided through the use of
removable end clamps.
When laid flat the tank is 28' long x 7'4
wide x 4" high.
When filled it assumes a pillow-like shape
approximately 27' long x 5'2" wide x 4'6" high.
Handles are provided to facilitate positioning of the tank while
empty. When not in use, the tank may be folded or rolled and
stored in the sling and shipping container.