SUPPLEMENTAL OPERATING MAINTENANCE
AND REPAIR PARTS INSTRUCTIONS (SOMARPI)
To provide user and support personnel supplemental operating,
maintenance and repair parts instructions that have special application to
Military Adopted Commercial Items (MACI).
This application applies to Department of the Army Units,
organizations and activities that use and/or support the hammer, pile driver,
Foundation Equipment Corporation Model 1500.
MILITARY ADOPTED COMMERCIAL ITEM (MACI): The term "MACI Item" used in
this publication applies to a standard commercial item of construction
equipment that has been approved and adopted by the Army for a specific TOE
requirement and is procured and supported under the CCI system plan.
plan permits maximum utilization of the civilian construction industry's
competitive research and development, manufacturer's equipment publications
and commercial sources for repair parts.
The hammer shall be self-contained, consisting essentially
of a cylinder, free piston or ram, anvil,
lubricating oil systems,
starting and stopping devices, fuel and
remote adjustable fuel pump and saximeter.
powered hammer shall be air-cooled and shall operate on the two-stroke cycle,
compression ignition principle.
the upward stroke of the ram.
The hammer shall depend on gravity to arrest
The hammer is diesel driven self-powered.
The piledriver hammer; with leads and bottom brace
is DESIGNED TO BE USED WITH A CRANE HAVING A LATTICE OR SOLID BOOM FOR driving
piles of different lengths.
I t i s p o r t a b l e , and is used by Engineer Construction
Support Companies and Engineer Port Construction Companies.