23. Operation in Dusty or Sandy Areas
25. Operation in Salt Water Areas
a. Lubrication. observe all lubrication instruc-
a. Shop Set Location. If the shop set is being
located near a body of salt water, park the unit as
ions in the current lubrication order.
b. Protection. Make sure that all weather seals
far from the salt water as possible.
b. Protection. Cover machined surfaces with
are in good condition and properly seated. Clean
all equipment carefully and frequently. Pay par-
approved corrosion preventive. Clean and paint
ticular attention to the air filters, commutators, and
all surfaces that are not otherwise protected.
linkages. Cover all exposed or partially exposed
at High Altitudes
components when not in use.
The generator is rated at 8.0 kilowatt up to 5,000
24. Operation Under Rainy or Humid Condi-
feet altitude and 6.6 kilowatt at 8,000 feet altitude.
To calculate specific generator set output capability
above 8,000 feet, use the following formula: (round
a. Shop Set Location. If the shop set is outside,
the figures to the nearest tenth). Generator s e t
place the shop set on high ground so water will
ratings above 8,000 ft. (feet) (5 to 15 kw (kilowatt ))
b. Protection. Keep the tools and equipment
stored in the compartments provided for them. If
actual altitude 5,000X5,000
tools are damp, they should be dried and a light
coat of oil placed on them. During dry periods,
open compartment doors to allow equipment to
EXAMPLE: SOLUTION FOR 9,000 FT :
dry before operating.
c. Cleaning and Painting Exposed Surfaces. Give
special care to the removal of moisture from all
components. Clean and paint all surfaces that are
not otherwise protected.