d. Connect the /4- by 8-inch pipe nipple 7, (fig. 1)
into the open plughole in the 1-ton container (fig. 5).
Then connect the venting assembly (b above) to the pipe
e. Roll the 1-ton container until the plughole that
holds the venting assembly is at its lowest position.
Be careful not to damage the venting
assembly while rolling the 1-ton
f. Connect an M3 airplane smoke tank filling line
(para. 11) to the /4-inch globe valve in the venting
To withdraw the contents of the 1-ton
container, open the /4-inch globe valve in the venting
assembly. It may be necessary to tilt the 1-ton container
to allow the last of the contents to flow out through the
g. When it is necessary to vent the 1-ton container
to relieve a vacuum created by withdrawing the contents,
admit air into the 1-ton container by unscrewing one of
the plugs in the front container head until the vacuum is
relieved. Screw in the plug when air stops flowing into
the 1-ton container.
h. When the 1-ton container is empty, close the /4-
inch globe valve in the venting assembly, disconnect the
M3 airplane smoke tank filling line, roll the 1-ton
container until the venting assembly is at the top,
unscrew the venting assembly from the plughole, and
screw in the plug.
Figure 5. Venting assembly connected to plughole in
ORGANIZATION, DIRECT SUPPORT, GENERAL SUPPORT, AND
DEPOT MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
(para. 6), and for rust, corrosion, and broken or crossed
threads. Test globe valves for ease of operation. Use
All authorized maintenance can be accomplished by
DD Form 6 to report damaged or improper shipment.
organizational maintenance personnel. Direct support,
general support, and depot maintenance, including
18. Assemblying Line Filling Adapter
overhaul, will follow these same procedures.
The line filling adapter when
assembled makes up into a venting assembly and a
After unpacking the components of the line filling