2-8. PREPARATION FOR USE. (CONT)
Do not operate the unit until the ground terminal stud of the engine-generator set
has been connected to a suitable ground. Electrical faults in the engine-generator
set, load lines, or load equipment can cause death by electrocution from contact
with an ungrounded system.
Do not touch exhaust ducts while running or immediately after shutdown, as severe
burns may result.
The air compressor will operate when power is applied to the laundry facility and
the circuit breaker is on.
Refer to TM 5-6115-585-12 for starting procedures for the generator and start the generator.
Turn on all circuit breakers at power distribution panel.
Wait 2 minutes for pressure to build up inside air tank assembly and check air tank gage (1,
FIG. 2-18) for an indication of 60 to 80 psi (414 to 552 kPa).
Open drain valve (2) to bleed condensation from air tank (3).
Close drain valve.
Turn off generator. (Refer to TM 5-6115-585-12.)
Listen for air leaks. If air leaks are found, report the problem to your supervisor. If leaks are
not found, restart generator.
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