SUPPLEMENTAL OPERATING, MAINTENANCE AND
REPAIR PARTS INSTRUCTIONS (SOMARPI)
TESTER, DENSITY AND MOISTURE (SOIL AND
ASPHALT) NUCLEAR METHOD
CAMPBELL PACIFIC NUCLEAR CORPORATION MODEL MC-1
a. Organizational maintenance consisting of
external cleaning, battery charging and replacement,
a. These instructions contain supplemental
fuse changing, shutter cleaning/lubricating, will be
information for Army users and are Army oriented
performed by the operator. Wipe (leak) tests will be
instructions to assist in managing and expediting
performed by the LRPO or Operator (in the absence of a
maintenance repair parts supply, technical assistance,
qualified LRPO or ALRPO at the using unit).
and user problems.
b. TACOM, as required, will issue a Task
b. Weapons System Designator Code for
Order/Work Directive/Order for all supplies and services
requisitioning is 3M.
for major repairs to the contractor authorizing necessary
work. TACOM can place a dollar limit on work
authorized. TACOM will furnish users shipping
a. The Density and Moisture Tester is a
instructions of designated repair facility. (Users will retain
Commercial Construction Equipment (CCE) type used to
and use the original container, for shipping testers for
measure the density and moisture content of soils,
soilstone aggregates, and also the density of hot asphalt
while the mix is being compacted.
c. Contractor will repair or overhaul testers and
ship them back to users.
b. Operation of the tester will be only by
personnel who have successfully completed an
d. The contractor will bill the government for his
Operators Training Course as defined in Section IV.
labor, materials, parts and shipping cost.
Using units and operators shall not operate testers
without an assigned qualified LRPO. Operator's will be
e. TACOM will obtain confirmation from the
supervised by a Local Radiation Protection Officer
using unit that repairs have been accomplished and will
(LRPO) who has successfully completed the training
authorize payment of the repair bill.
requirements as stated in Para 4-9.c. Radiation Control
Officers of Major Commands will monitor the LRPO's or
f. The contractor will be responsible for disposing
operators (in the case of a using unit without qualified
of unserviceable, unrepairable testers upon receipt of
LRPO or ALRPO). The TACOM Safety Office will insure
disposal instructions from NICP at TACOM.
compliance with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
(NRC) license by monitoring reports of inventory, leak
tests, incident and equipment improvement reports, by
a. Maintenance None. All maintenance above
utilizing feedback from Logistics Assistance and
Inspection Teams, and by liaison with Radioactive
evacuation to the designated contractor's facility.
Material Control Points (For details, see Section IV).
b. Supply DS units backing up the using units will
process requests for parts shown on the PLL