Section I. GENERAL
DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to
Publications), or by a letter, and mail directly to
This manual is for your use in erecting and maintaining
Commanding General, U.S. Army Mobility Equipment
the 100-, 250-, 500-, 1000-, 3000-, and 10,000-barrel
Command, ATTN: AMSME-MPP, St. Louis, Missouri
capacity steel tanks. The manual includes information
on transporting and handling tank components,
preparation of tank foundations, assembly and
1-4. Equipment Serviceability Criteria (ESC)
disassembly of the tanks. A list of component items for
This equipment is not covered by an ESC.
each tank is placed at the end of the chapter on the
Essential tools, equipment, and
1-5. Destruction of Army Material to Prevent Enemy
supplies required for the erection of the tanks are listed
in DA Supply Catalogs SC 518093-CL-EO1, Erection
Outfit, High Bolted Storage Tanks (FSN 5180-566-
5549); and SC 5180-97-CLEO3, Erection Outfit, Low
Refer to TM
750-244-3 for information on the
Bolted Storage Tanks.
destruction of Army material to prevent its capture by
Kits required in the re-erection of the tanks are listed in
the enemy. See Chapter 11 for additional information.
1-6. Administrative Storage
1-2. Maintenance Forms and Records
Refer to TM 740-90-1 for information
Maintenance forms and records that you are required to
administrative storage of equipment.
use are explained in TM 38-750.
1-3. Reporting of Errors
You can improve this manual by calling attention to
errors and by recommending improvements, using
Section II. DESCRIPTION AND DATA
a. 100-, 250-, and 500-Barrel Capacity Tanks. The
100 and 250-barrel tanks (fig. 1-1) and the 500 barrel
1-2) are constructed of preformed and
punched metal sections bolted together with 1/2 inch
diameter bolts. They consist of assembled bottoms, one
ring of assembled side staves, an assembled center
support ladder aligned with a manhole, an assembled
deck or roof, and an assembled access ladder.
Figure 1-1. 100-barrel or 250-barrel capacity steel tank.