CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION
SECTION I. GENERAL INFORMATION
Type of Manual. Operating instructions, Unit and Direct Support maintenance.
Model Number and Equipment Name. Model Number - None assigned.. Modular Printing System (MPS),
Module C, Finishing Section of the Army Special Warfare Modular Printing System, hereafter referred to as the Finishing
Purpose of Equipment. The Finishing Section receives uncut sheets of printed matter from the MPS Press
Section (Module B) or the MPS Photomechanical/Editorial Shelter (Module A). The purpose of the Finishing Section is to
trim, cut, roll and package the sheets of printed matter into separate leaflets for transport to the various distribution areas.
The Finishing Section greatly expands the production capability of Army Psychological Operations (PSYOP) units
through use of its' fully automated, industrial grade paper cutting equipment. The Finishing Section also includes a Flip-
top Platemaker used to expose various types of light sensitive material and a Light Table for working with negatives and
copy for paste-up, stripping, and registration work. Refer to Figure 1-1 for a layout of the Modular Printing System.
Supplementing Manuals. The following manuals contain operating and maintenance instructions for other
components of the MPS.
TM 5-3610-295-13&P Printing Plant, Light Weight (Module A)
TM 5-3610-293-13&P Press Section (Module B)
TM 5-4120-395-14&P Air Conditioner Unit, 24,000 BTUH
TM 5-4120-396-14&P Air Conditioner Unit, 36,000 BTUH
TM 5-3610-305-12&P Platemaker, Flip-top
MAINTENANCE FORMS AND RECORDS. Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment
maintenance will be those prescribed by DA Pamphlet 738-750, The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR's). If your Finishing Section needs
improvement, let us know. Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the only one who can tell us what you don't like about
your equipment. Let us know why you don't like the design or performance. Put it on an SF 368 (Product Quality
Deficiency Report). Mail it to us at U.S. Army Troop Support Command, ATTN: AMSTR-MOF, 4300 Goodfellow Blvd.,
St. Louis, MO 63120. We'll send you a reply.
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