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Characteristics: 950 feet long, 100 feet wide. One 75-ton overhead crane, two 30-ton overhead cranes with five-ton auxiliaries, Eight 1-ton jib cranes, three 3-ton jib cranes and numerous service jibs. Equipped with high tech energy efficient metal halide lighting.  Processes workload from the Marine Corps, Air Force, Army, Navy, FBI and any other services as required.

Crane Way
 Crane Way

Characteristics: 240 feet long, 100 feet wide, two 35-ton overhead bridge cranes and five 3-ton jib cranes with remote control. The annex also has a wing shop which is 60 feet long, 40 feet wide with six 2-ton overhead bridge chain hoists. Processes work load from the Marine Corps, Army and any other agencies/services as required.

 Annex
Annex

Characteristics: 280 feet long, 150 feet wide, two 35-ton overhead bridge cranes with remote control. Building 2242 was built specifically to work engineering and construction equipment. The building design includes hose reel systems for all fluids required for the vehicles, which helps control the amount of hazardous materials used and the amount of hazardous waste generated is greatly reduced. The building is equipped with twelve oversized roll-up doors to allow for easy entrance and exit of vehicles and materials and provides a safe work environment for our employees. Processes work load from the Marine Corps, Navy - SeaBees and any other agencies/services as required.

Building 2242 
Building 2242

Characteristics: Concrete, mile long oval for testing wheeled and tracked vehicles. The vehicle test tract is a one-mile banked oval concrete testing facility. It contains an additional drive run way with spaced humps to test vehicle suspensions and weapons tracking equipment. The track has imbedded steel vehicle neutral steer turning pads. The 1-mile oval dirt track provides the ability to test cross-country performance of vehicles.

 Vehicle Test Track
Vehicle Test Track

Characteristics: 15 foot deep concrete pool holding 3.75 millions gallons of water. Contains thrust-measurement propulsion system equipment.

 Test Pond
Pond

Characteristics: Elevated, concrete test ramp with 30 and 60 percent grades.

 Tracked Vehicle Test Slope
Tracked Vehicle Test Slope

Capability to Repair/Rebuild reverse osmosis water purification unit, generators to 1000 KW, air conditioners, heaters, floodlights, laundry units and other general support equipment.

 ROWPU
ROWPU

Maintenance of Communication Equipment of the USMC, Army, Navy, Air Force & foreign allies.  Capabilities include test program development, systems integration, shelter systems development and configuration, and Repair and Rebuild of an array of Communication and other electronic systems.

 AN/TRC-170(V2)
AN/TRC-170(V2)

Used to calibrate Beta/Gamma radiation-measuring instruments.

 RADIAC Calibration Range
RADIAC Calibration Range

The 100-meter completely enclosed range contains one state of the art wet snail bullet traps that eliminated employees lead exposure and two targets, one target at 100 meters and one removable target at 30 meters plus test fire fixture for all small arms up to .50 cal. The function fire range located in building 2200 is completely enclosed and complete with test fire fixture and state of the art wet snail bullet trap that eliminated employees lead exposure. Function fire range will accommodate all small arms up to .50 cal. An additional range contains one shotgun / pistol snail trap.

 Test Fire Range
Test Fire Range

CNC machines available utilizing computer numerical control to automatically perform a number of machining operations start-to-finish. Capabilities to manufacture obsolete components, long lead time items, or are not in the Federal Supply System.

 CNC Machining
CNC Machining

The engine dynamometer facility contains six engine testing cells with separate air conditioned sound proof control rooms, male and female toilet / shower facilities and office/ storage room. The engine test cells are provided with two 250 HP, two 500 HP, one 750 HP and one 1,200 HP eddy current water in-gap power absorption units. Each test cell contains one fuel control system that supplies the engines with clean and pressurized fuel. The fuel is metered to provide fuel consumption data. Each cell is provided with a smoke meter. The control room contain state of the are computer controls with manual over ride ability. The computer control system exercises complete control over the engine being tested and the power absorption unit during the testing cycle. This computerized data acquisition system provides real time engine and power absorption unit performance information to the operator. At the end of the testing cycle the computer generates an engine performance form. The dynamometer cooling units are completely self-contained and recycle all cooling fluid. Each testing cells engine exhaust and cell ventilation system insures the complete elimination of exhaust gases in the testing area. Located in engine repair/rebuild section is one 1,800 HP (maximum 4,000 RPM) water break dynamometer. This dynamometer is located in a testing cell with self contained and recycling cooling liquid system. These dynamometers support not only the Marine Corps but also the US Air Force, US Army and Georgia National Guard. And have supported the US Cost Guard and the FBI.

 Engine Dynamometer Facility
Engine Dynamometer Facility

The maintenance center has two identical units the model HTDE Hicklin is a 150hp/240hp momentary in line transmission dynamometer, it operates on 208 volt 3 phase electrical power. The power units requires 200 amps. Maximum RPM is 3600. The Hicklin will test any in line transmission up to 150 continuous horse power in addition it is used to test transfers, drop boxes and gear housings.

The model EDECT is a 400hp in line and cross drive transmission dynamometer it operates on 440 volt 3 phase electrical power. The drive unit is a 400hp electric vera-drive. This unit was installed September 25, 2002. Used mainly for the 525 AAV transmission. It will test the electric shift transmission on new Marine Corps equipment.

 Hicklin Transmission Dynamometer
Hicklin Transmission Dynamometer

The Clayton's will absorb 200 road horsepower at speeds of 48 to 90 MPH. Maximum operating speed with fly wheel engaged is 75 MPH. The 3 axle Clayton has an over all wheel base of 282 inches and is used for all 2 and 3 axle vehicles. The 4 axle Clayton is used exclusively for the LAV.

 Clayton 3 And 4 Axle Chassis Dynamometers
Clayton 3 And 4 Axle Chassis Dynamometers

This dynamometer is used to test vehicle engines after rebuild/repair or for pre-induction. The Maintenance Center has two model 1014W dynamometers.

 Midwest 250HP Eddy Current
Midwest 250HP Eddy Current

This dynamometer is used to test vehicle engines after rebuild/repair or for pre-induction. The Maintenance Center has two model 1519W dynamometers.

 Midwest 500HP Eddy Current
Midwest 500HP Eddy Current

This dynamometer is used to test vehicle engines after rebuild/repair or for pre-induction. The Maintenance Center has one model 318 dynamometer.

 Midwest 750HP Eddy Current
Midwest 750HP Eddy Current

This dynamometer is used to test vehicle engines after rebuild/repair or for pre-induction. The Maintenance Center has one model 322 dynamometer.

 Midwest 1200HP Eddy Current
Midwest 1200HP Eddy Current

This dynamometer will test any engine up to 1800HP at 4,000 RPM. The dynamometer is installed in building 2200. The system incorporates a self contained recycling water source.

 Power Test 1800HP Water Brake
Power Test 1800HP Water Brake

The HTB is a hydraulic test bench with a 100hp electric motor. Maximum RPM is 2,400 with a flow rate of 35 GPI maximum pressure is 4,500 PSI. The HTB is used for testing hydraulic components. The Maintenance Center has two HTB. Power Systems International hydraulic test bench with a 0-3,000 RPM variable speed motor, 10 gallons per-minute flow at 4,000 PSI.

 

 Hydraulic Test Bench--Schroeder model HTB-100E
Hydraulic Test Bench--Schroeder model HTB-100E

Completely enclosed to reduce noise. Can test-fire gun in or out of vehicle. Used for the chain gun, primary LAV-25 weapon. Test fires motor driven M242 using dummy rounds. Provides ability too monitor gun while firing to aid troubleshooting. Potable test set can troubleshoot the M242 while in vehicle. Building 2226 is the M242 live fire facility. The LAV-25 is driven in to the building and the M242 can be tested with live ammunition. Test firing at this facility is conducted by remote control posing no danger to operating personal. The building contains one M242 test-firing fixture for test firing the weapon with live ammunition when removed from the vehicle. The facility contains a sand bullet trap.

 

 25mm Chain Gun Test Fire Facility
25mm Chain Gun Test Fire Facility

The Coatings Branch provides an environmentally compliant, high volume state of the art painting process using five drive through paint booths capable of using water borne or solvent based paints, five drive through ovens, powder coating facilities and two paint conveyor chains.

 CARC Paint Facility
CARC Paint Facility

The abrasive blast facility is comprised of 6 vehicle size blast booths that have multi media capabilities and 8 hot water cleaning stations.  Three of the hot water cleaning stations have pits for cleaning underneath a vehicle.  The facility also has various blasting tables as well as capabilities of chemical cleaning and coating.

 

 Abrasive Blast Facility
Abrasive Blast Facility

Provides safe staging of hazardous waste awaiting disposition. Ensures control of hazardous waste, under full compliance with all Federal, State, and local environmental regulations, until properly disposed.

 

 Hazardous Waste Temporary Storage Facility
Hazardous Waste Temporary Storage Facility

The Industrial Waste Treatment Facility can process over 200,000 gallons of effluent a day. The facility treats industrial waste material before entering the city sewage system, 24-hour, 365 days a year. Maintenance Center Albany is installing point of usage water recycling systems as part of various processes such as dyno testing, air compressor systems, boiler systems, steam cleaning operations, and chrome plating operations as part of the base overall waste reduction plan.

 

 Industrial Waste Treatment Facility
Industrial Waste Treatment Facility

This is a 33,000 square foot climate controlled facility with 8,000 square feet of raised access flooring and 1,000 square feet of radar shielding. This facility handles the calibration and repair of Electrical, Electronic Physical, Dimensional, LASER and Optical and Electroplate ATEP. Also houses the design, development and production of Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) and Application Program Sets (APS).

 Test, Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) Facility
Test, Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) Facility

ATEP Branch provides a full spectrum of engineering, technical, and management support for PM-ATEP programs. Some of the Engineering services we offer are: analysis and studies; product performance assessments; and design, development, and testing. The Engineering team also develops policies and standards for current and future Automated Test Systems.

 Engineering Support
Engineering Support

ATEP Branch provides a single point of contact and interface between the FMF users of ATE, Maintenance Center Albany, and Marine Corps Systems Command PM-ATEP on all matters concerning ATE. We coordinate New Equipment Training (NET), sustainment training, on site repair, and track readiness and tester status of all ATE on the ATEP website.

 Fleet Support
Fleet Support

This is a 20,000 square foot facility that is used to temporarily store and process General Purpose Electronic Test Equipment (GPETE) for distribution to the Fleet Marine Force.

 General Purpose Tools & Test Systems (GPT&TS) Processing Facility
General Purpose Tools & Test Systems (GPT&TS) Processing Facility

APSs provide hardware and software to allow automatic testing of Weapon Systems or equipment. ATEP Branch is the initiation point for all APSs and is the technical lead for APS development and production. The Branch provides a full range of automatic test expertise in the area of analysis, planning, developing, establishing support, and manufacturing APSs for the Marine Corps.

 

 Application Program Set (APS) Development and Production
Application Program Set (APS) Development and Production

ATEP Branch is responsible for hardware, software, and instruction documentation necessary to perform complete automatic testing and fault isolation of a particular component in a weapon system.

 

Test Program Set (TPS) Development
Test Program Set (TPS) Development 

ATEP Branch provides Life Cycle Management of all ATE within the Marine Corps to include hardware/software support and configuration management. In addition, this Branch is responsible for the procurement and upgrade of all ATE within the Marine Corps.

 

 Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) Development
Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) Development

Certified Precision Gage Laboratory and LASER Repair Facility. The Brunson 270 BN and the Leica Technologies T-4 Collimator support calibration of optical survey instruments.

 Optical Short Range Calibrator
Optical Short Range Calibrator

Test facility provides testing of various coating processes for metal applications utilizing chrome plating, both zinc and manganese phosphate coatings, and conversion coatings. All processes are tested as required by customer requirements utilizing requested mil specs and standards or commercial specifications.

 Engineering Laboratory
Engineering Laboratory

Capabilities in Night Vision include support and rebuild of I square or passive night sights to include night vision goggles, crew served night sights, driver night viewers for rolling stock such as the AAV and LAV

 

 Night Vision Devices and Systems
Night Vision Devices and Systems

Capabilities to troubleshoot and repair all Marine Corps thermal systems. Capable of working both nuclear and battery powered systems used in conjunction with thermal imaging, and laser range finding to complete the weapons system suite.

 

 Thermal Systems
Thermal Systems

State-of-art facility to undercoat vehicles and equipment with environmentally friendly undercarriage corrosion prevention coating. Facility has undercoating pit area, 25 ton vehicle lift, and drive bay to tailor the undercoating process to the vehicle and equipment as required.

 

 Undercoating Facility

Undercoating Facility

The Drain Rack Facility has storage tanks for the removal of fuel, antifreeze, and lubrication fluids. This facility has state-of-art drain equipment with three oil water separators providing capability to remove fluids 24-hours a day, seven days a week in inclement water. Both tracked and wheel vehicles of various tonnages can utilize the drain system as needed. In addition fluids removed from other equipment is pumped and stored in the tanks for removal as required.

 Drain Rack Facility
Drain Rack Facility

The Preservation facility has eight work bays available for the application of preservation materials including the required mil preps. Utilizing attached covered area if needed can provide additional bays.

 Preservation Facility

Preservation Facility

1 each 12’-0" three axis and 1 each 20’-0" five axis Computer controlled high-pressure high-speed low temperature water jet cutter to multi-cut, multi-task for greater production. Ability to convert and cut at high speeds any two-dimensional drawing, to produce parts, and or components for use to rebuild all types of Marine Corps Technical Vehicles and any other items in the USMC inventory.

 

Water Jet Cutting
Water Jet Cutting 

The welding facility consists of two buildings which provide specialized and certified welding capabilities on various steel and aluminum vehicles and equipment which include both wheeled vehicles and tracked vehicles such as the LAV and AAV. There are eleven bays available in the welding facilities providing 24 hour, 7 day a week, and inclement weather capability. Spray metalizing is also available to provide a corrosive resistant coating process. For small welding jobs welding stations are also provided. Additional welding capabilities are provided in the body shop and engineering equipment areas as needed. Also self contained mobile welding vehicles are available to go wherever welding processes are required quickly and efficiently throughout the Maintenance Center. Either plasma torch or water jet cutting as needed to provide armor plating to the required specification provides cutting capability. Our existing facility has ability to accomplish High Velocity Particle Consolation once the process is experimentally proved.

 

Welding Facility
Welding Facility

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