ENGINEERING REPORT OF 6,000-BTU/HR AIR CONDITIONING UNIT
ARMY ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LABS FORT BELVOIR VA
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The development and testing are presented for a multipack ge self- contained air-cooled 6,000Btuhr, air conditioning unit to be used in all mobile trailers and expansible vans. The report concludes a the 6,000-Btuhr, standardweight, 60-cycle, air conditioning unit type 60 in the present stage of development meets the requirements of the military characteristics and the purchase description except for low cooling capacity and low condenser fan motor horsepower b the 6,000-Btuhr, standard weight, multipackage, 400- cycle, air conditioning unit type 400 second-stage design is satisfactory and meets the requirements of the military characteristics as outlined in the project card and the purchase description except for minor deficiencies c the tested air conditioner design can only be reproduced by using manufacturing drawings as a purchase requirement d since the 400-cycle version has had the equivalent of a Service Test, it is now ready for type classification e a louver arrangement to deflect the condenser discharge air upward as done in the Pershing huts would guard against possible recirculation and reduction of performance.
- Air Conditioning, Heating, Lighting and Ventilating