Figure 1-4. Laundry-unit right rear, three-quarterview (Edro Model EP120-LTU).
source and through a filter, and delivers it to the
b. Trailer. For a general description of the
trailer, refer to TM 9-2330-274-14.
e. Water Pump. A portable, centrifugal-type
c. Engine-Generator. For
water pump, mounted in a carrying frame, is
the engine-generator, refer to TM 5-6115-275-14.
provided with the laundry unit. After the initial
d. Water Heater. The water heater, located on
prime, this pump is self-priming, and will deliver
the left front end of the trailer, heats incoming
18 to 20 gallons (68.4 to 76 liters) of water per
water to the desired washing temperature. Two
automatic, air-operated valves, one for hot water
and one for cold water, control the water that is
mounted behind the drying tumbler, and provides
supplied to the washer-extractor. The water heater
air pressure for the operation of the laundry unit.
burner is equipped with a 6 1/2 gph (gallons per
Laundry operation requires compressed air at a
hour) (24.7 liters) fuel nozzle having a burning rate
minimum of 75 to 90 psi (pounds per square inch)
of 2 to 6 1/2 gph (7.6 to 24.7 liters). The burner
(5.27 to 6.33 kg per sq cm).
nozzle and ignition electrodes are positioned in the
g. Washer-Extractor. The washer-extractor is an
nozzle and electrode holder, which is mounted on
end-loading reversible-cylinder type. The unit is
the front of the burner tube. Continuous ignition is
supported on each comer by a large coil spring and
is provided with four shock absorbers. The washer
located at the bottom rear of the heater. A blower,
cylinder, i n s i d e the shell, is constructed of
mounted below the water heater, supplies air to
corrosion-resistant metal and perforated to allow
water to flow through the clothes during washing
coupled to the blower, draws fuel from the fuel