INSTALLATION AND OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF EQUIPMENT
tank. This will prevent a static spark
6. Inspecting and Servicing Equipment
from being generated as fuel flows
over metallic surfaces.
Make sure equipment is completely
deprocessed before servicing. Make
(4) Fill the cooling system with clean water
and an approved corrosion inhibitor.
expected, be sure the cooling system
contains the proper antifreeze mixture.
(5) Be sure the electrolyte level in the
batteries is three-eighths inch above the
(1) Make a general inspection of the entire
plates. If the level is low, add water. If
welding machine. Inspect the packing list
the batteries are received dry, report the
to be sure that all items have been
condition to organizational maintenance.
Examine the identification
plates for positive identification of the
Do not allow smoking or the use of
an open flame in the immediate
(2) Inspect the welding machine for damaged
vicinity while servicing the batteries.
or defective parts; fuel, water, or oil leaks;
and defective electrical connections or
highly explosive gas.
insulation. Exercise extreme care when
inspecting used equipment.
(6) Clean all grease and dirt from the welding
machine with an approved cleaning
(3) Report all damage and deficiencies to
Use only approved cleaning solvents
(1) Perform the before-operation services
to prevent the possibility of fire or
(2) Lubricate the welding machine in
accordance with the current lubrication
7. Installation or Setting-Up Instructions
a. Location. When possible, locate the welding
(3) Refer to table I and fill the engine fuel
machine in an area free of dust and moisture. Avoid
tank and the heater fuel tank with the
soft or muddy ground if possible.
If it becomes
necessary to locate the unit on soft ground, arrange a
foundation of planks or logs to prevent the unit from
Do not fill the fuel tank while the
settling or sinking. The unit should be as level as
engine is running. Fuel spilled on a
possible at all times.
hot engine may explode and cause
b. Indoor Installation. When the welding machine
injury to personnel.
is to be installed in an enclosure, make sure the floor of
the structure is of sufficient strength to support the
When filling the fuel tank, always
weight of the unit. Make sure the enclosure is well
provide a metal-to-metal contact
between the container and the fuel