Section I. GENERAL
are listed in and prescribed by TM 38-750, The Army
a. This manual contains operating and maintenance
Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
instructions for those responsible for the organizational,
direct support and general support maintenance of the
M1958 8-shower-head, Portable, bath unit as allocated by
Report of errors, omissions, and recommendations for
the Maintenance Allocation Chart.
improving this publication by the individual is encouraged.
Reports should be submitted on DA Form 2028
b. Refer to TM 750-244-3 (Procedures for
(Recommended Changes to Publications) and forwarded
Destruction of Equipment to Prevent Enemy Use).
direct to Commanding General, U.S. Army Mobility
1-2. Forms and Records
Equipment Command, ATTN:
Maintenance forms, records and reports which are to be
Goodfellow Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. 63120.
used by maintenance personnel at all maintenance levels
Section II. DESCRIPTION AND DATA
to the shower stands by the pressure of the incoming
water. The electric power to operate the bath unit is
The 8-shower head portable bath unit (fig. 1-1) is a liquid-
supplied by a self-contained portable 3 kw, 60-cycle, 208
fuel-fired water heating plant designed to supply warm
volts, 3-phase, skid-mounted generator set (1). For a
water to each of the shower nozzles. The bath unit is
further description of the generator set, refer to the
equipped with the necessary hoses (5, 8 and 9), water
heater (4), water pump assembly (7) and shower stands
electrically operated components of bath unit are
(6) to supply all the warm water needed for operation.
grounded through a fourth wire incorporated in the power
The water pump draws water through the suction strainer
cord cables (11), (12). These cables are connected to the
(10) and the hose from the water source (8) and forces it
generator outlet box. The outlet box is grounded to the
through the discharge hose (9) to the water heater. The
generator frame, and the frame is grounded through a
water heater raises the temperature of the incoming water
and maintains it at the desired temperature. The heated
water is then forced through the two discharge hoses (5)