SECTION IX-1 GENERAL
steering with 35 degrees of articulation in each direction.
To provide user and support personnel supplemental
g. Tires. The tires are Super-Rock Grip 26.5 X 25 L-4
maintenance and repair parts instructions that have special
tires. All tires have a 20 ply rating and are inflated to 50
application to Commercial Construction Equipment
PSI. Sufficient clearance is provided to mount the L-5 type
tires without removal of any components.
h. Electrical System. The loader has a 24 volt electrical
starting and lighting system with necessary fuses and cir-
This publication applies to Department of the Army
cuit breakers. All control switches are located on the dash
Units, Organizations, and Activitiesthat use or support
within reach of operator. The system has a negative
the CCE Scoop Loader Clark Model 175B.
i. Alternator. The loader is equipped with an engine
a. This loader is a commercial 4½ - 5 cubic yard
driven alternator and compatible regulator self contained.
capacity Loader, Scoop Type, DED, 4 X 4, Articulated
Frame Steering. The loader is a Clark Equipment Com-
j. Instruments. The loader is equipped with waterproof
pany Model 175B front-end scoop loader that is rubber-
gages and switches. The gages are illuminated by rear
tire mounted. When equipped with the 4½ cubic yard
lighting and identified on the instrument panel. The
spade nose rock bucket it is referred to as the Type I
following instruments are on the panel:
Loader. When equipped with the 5 cubic yard general pur-
(1) Engine Oil Pressure Gage
pose bucket it is referred to as the Type II Loader. The
(2) Torque Converter Temperature Gage
loader will be identified by the CCE Manufacturer's Serial
(3) Engine Temperature Gage
Number and the United States Army (USA) Number.
The NSN for the Type I Loader is 3805-00-602-5006 and
(5) Air Pressure Gage
for the Type II is 3805-00-602-5013.
k. Buttery. Two (2) 12 volt batteries are installed in a
b. The loader is powered by a General Motors Engine,
series to provide 24 volts for the starting system. The bat-
teries are located on left side of the vehicle on the rear
The power train consists of a high-efficiency industrial
type, single phase, torque converter, driving a coun-
1-4. Operation Concept
tershaft type powershift transmission that has four forward
The 4½ to 5 cubic yard Scoop Loader is used by engineer
and reverse speeds. The axles are equipped with a limited
construction units equipped with Commercial Construc-
slip differential and there are low friction roller bearing
tion Equipment (CCE). The increased loader capability is
planetaries in each wheel. Maneuverability of the loader is
required for compatibility with the increased haul
accomplished by means of an articulated frame, full hy-
capability of the 20 ton on-off highway dump truck and
draulic power with mechanical follow-up steering system.
quarry truck and concrete mobile mixer. This Scoop
Air-over hydraulic self-adjusting caliper disc brakes are
Loader is used to excavate and load consolidated earth,
provided on all four wheels. The hydraulic system is a
blast rock, loose or decomposed rock, sand, aggregate and
closed and pressurized power-sensing, demand type with
loose soil from stockpiles into dump trucks, concrete
a capacity of 115 gallons. The loader has a speed capability
mobile mixers, hoppers and aggregate bins.
of 22 M.P.H. in the 4th gear.
1-5. Procurement Status
c. Dimensions. The dimensions of the loader are as
The procurement was awarded under contract DSA
7 0 0 - 7 4 - C - 9 0 6 6 , to Clark Equipment Company,
Pipestone Road, P.O. Box 547, Benton Harbor, MI
160 inches w/bucket lowered
1-6. Personnel and Training
Cab to ground
a. MOS Requirements.
(1) Operator: Rough terrain, fork lift, and loader
d. Bucket. A general purpose bucket with an SAE
operator, MOS 62B20.
nominal heaped rating of 5 cubic yards, and eight (8) bolt-
(2) Organizational: Engineer equipment repairman,
on teeth with replaceable tooth tips is installed on the
vehicle. Cutting edge width of bucket is 124 inches.
(3) Direct/General Support: Engineer equipment
e. Rock Bucket. The spade nose rock bucket has an
repairman, MOS 62B30.
SAE nominal heaped rating of 4½ cubic yards. Cutting
b. New Equipment Training. New Equipment Training
edge width of bucket is 124 inches.
Teams (NETT's) are available to major field commands,
Requests for NETTs should be forwarded to Com-
f. Steering System. The loader has articulated frame