Editorial and Photomechanical Shelter. The
shelter is constructed of stressed aluminum panels with foam
core bonded between the inner and outer layers. The shelter
components and their function are listed in the subparagraphs
Shelter fixtures and components. (See figs.
1-1 through 1-4.)
The corners of the shelter contain the
lifting eyes for attaching a crane or helicopter sling for
Aluminum channel skids on the bottom
of the shelter add rigidity to the shelter floor to support the
equipment inside, and to enable it to be dragged for short
Cabinets and drawers are installed
along the walls inside the shelter for storing paper, artists'
supplies, ink, utensils, and other material.
A ladder used to gain entry to the
shelter when it is truck mounted, is mounted on a bracket left
of the door and just above the field-phone connection Two
steady brackets adjacent to the level gage prevent sideways
movement of the ladder. The ladder is lashed to the shelter
The units of specialized equipment
installed in the shelter are secured to the floors, walls, or
cabinet tops to prevent them from shifting when
the shelter is being transported Shock mounts art, installed
between the units and the mounting surface to absorb road
shocks and vibrations.
chemicals and solvents is provided adjacent to the film dryer
unit, above the sink and work surface.
Three fold-down steps are installed on
the exterior curbside wall of the shelter to provide access to
the shelter roof.
General. The editorial and photomechanical shelter
identification plate information is contained in table 1-2.
Additional shelter pertinent data and major component
information is contained in table 1-3.
Table 1-2. Editorial and Photomechanical Shelter Army
Identification Plate Information
1 of 2
Transportable (Lightweight) NSN 3610-00-889-3311.
Table 1-3. Editorial and Photomechanical Shelter and Components
Editorial and photomechanical shelter.
Type of construction
Stressed aluminum panels with
foam core bonded between inner
and outer panels
614 cubic feet
Blackout warning buzzer.
Edwards Company Incorporated
120VAC, 60 Hz, 0 04 amps
Water storage tank.
Craig Systems, Inc
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