Section L GENERAL INFORMATION
a. This manual contains information on the operation. servicing and maintenance of the compact vertical air
conditioner, Model F18T-2, manufactured by Keco Industries, Inc.. Cincinnati, Ohio.
b. The purpose of the air conditioner is to circulate, cool or heat filtered air in a room or other enclosure in which it
is installed (see figure 1-1). The unit provides 18,000 Btu/hr. of cooling or 12.000 Btu/hr. of heating capacity. A two-speed
fan can be set for either low-or high-speed operation, using a manually operated switch on the control panel; however, an
automatic, pressure-operated switch may override the manual switch when it is set for low speed. This feature provides
automatic control of head pressure, and increases cooling efficiency.
Maintenance Forms and Records
Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance will be those prescribed by DA PAM
738-750, the Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
Reporting Equipment Improvement Recommendation (EIR'S)
ElR's can and must be submitted by anyone who is aware of an unsatisfactory condition with the equipment design or use. It
is not necessary to show a new design or list a better way to perform a procedure, just simply tell why the design is
unfavorable or why a procedure is difficult. ElR's may be submitted on Standard Form (SF) 368. Mail directly to
AMSAT-I-MDO, US Army Aviation and Troop Command. 4300 Good fellow Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63120-1798. A
reply will be furnished to you.
Section II. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION
Capabilities and Features
a. Major Components:
(6) Expansion Valves