2-48. MEDIA FILTER ASSEMBLY. This task covers:
Tools, see TM 10-4610-232-12, Appx B,
Sec Ill. Ref Code (No.):
Tool Kit, General Mechanics Automotive (1)
Lifting Equipment (5 Ton) (8)
Lockwashers (TM 10-4610-232-24P)
Washers (TM 10-4610-232-24P)
Personnel Required: 3
ROWPU shutdown. Media filter air blanket level
indicator removed (para. 4-52, TM 10-4610-232-12).
Media filter disassembled (para. 4-53.
TM 10-4610-232-12). High pressure pump
frame/skid removed (para. 2-67).
The media filter is very heavy. Use extreme care to ensure that the filter is properly
rigged for removal, that lifting equipment and slings are adequate to support the
weight of the filter and that personnel stand clear during the removal or installation of
the filter. Serious injury could result if these precautions are not observed.
a. Unlock 32 fasteners (1, Figure 2-53) and remove front access panel (2).
b. On Model WTA-060, remove seventy-two capscrews (3), lockwashers (4) and washers (5). Remove top panel
b.1. On Model ROWPU-1, remove seventy-one capscrews (3), lockwashers (4) and washers (5). Remove top panel
c. Loosen and remove four turnbuckles (7) from D rings (8) and brackets (9).
d. Remove four capscrews (10) (two at each end), lockwashers (11) and flat washers (12) from support crossbeam
(13) and remove support crossbeam.
e. Remove six capscrews (14). lockwashers (15) and fiat washers (16). Media filter is now free.
Do not exert any pressure on or allow clean/flush tank to be bumped.
Filter must be turned as it is lifted to allow pipe stub ends and flanges to clear van
f. Attach a suitable lifting sling to thelifting brackets (9) on the top of the media filter (17) and lift the filter straight up
and out of the ROWPU.
a. Refer to Figure 2-53. Remove level 1 and 2 media gravel as follows:
(1) Tip tank on side at about a 30° angle, and using hose, wash out gravel through bottom flange.
(2) After hosing out tank, dram tank and stand upright.