CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
Section I. General
1-1 Purpose. This technical manual (TM) describes the operation and maintenance of the 20-ton double drum, diesel
engine winch on Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Barges. Differences between Barge 1 and other barges are noted
in appropriate paragraphs and figures. Otherwise, information pertains to all barges. Information on other installed
systems is in TM 55-1930-209-14&P-1 thru P-1 7. TM 55-1930-209-14&P-18 and TM 55-1930-209-14&P-20 contains
appendices common to all TM's. Location of major barge components is shown in Figure 1-1. TM 55-1930-209-14&P-19
contains Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for all systems on the Barges.
1-2 Scope. The winch, double drum, diesel engine driven, 40,000 lb capacity, CONMACO Model 270 is used on Water
Purification Barges 1, 2, and 3 to deploy and return hoses. This manual contains operation and maintenance procedures
for the winch power unit and the winch mechanism mounted on a skid base.
1-3 Maintenance forms and records. Required maintenance forms and records are explained in DA PAM 738-750,
The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
1-4 Destruction of Army materiel to prevent enemy use. This shall be as directed in TM 750-244-3.
1-5 Administrative storage of equipment
Placement of equipment in administrative storage should be for short periods of time when a shortage of
maintenance effort exists. Items should be in mission readiness within 24 hours or within the time factors as determined
by the directing authority. During the storage period, appropriate maintenance records will be kept.
Before placing equipment in administrative storage, current maintenance services and equipment serviceable
criteria (ESC) evaluations should be completed. Shortcomings and deficiencies should be corrected and all modification
work orders (MWO's) should be applied.
Storage site selection. Inside storage is preferred for items selected for administrative storage. If inside storage
is not available, trucks, vans, conex containers and other storage may be used.
1-6 Equipment Serviceability Criteria. This equipment is not covered by an equipment serviceability criteria.
1-7 Calibration. There is no equipment calibration required.