7% X actual altitude - 8,000 X 3 kw
b. Fuel. Keep the fuel tank as full as possible to
c. Electrical System. Humid conditions can cause
Keep electrical components and wiring clean and dry.
0.07X5X3 kw = kw derating
3 kw 1.05 kw = 1.95 kw derated power at 13,000 ft.
2-9. Operation in Salt Water Areas
2-11. Operation Using NATO Slave Cable
a. General. Wipe the generator set with a clean
cloth dampened with clean, fresh water at frequent in-
tervals. Use care not to contaminate the fuel supply
or damage the electrical system with water.
Before you use any cable, make sure the
master battery switches and all electrical
b. Lubrication. Use care to keep salt water from
switches in both the live and dead equip-
entering the engine when adding or changing oil.
ment are in the OFF position. If you at-
Lubricate more frequently than specified in LO
tempt to install the cable into live
5-2805-203-12. Lubricate the engine as prescribed in
operating equipment, arcing can occur.
You can get burned and your cable will be
5-2805-203-12. Air Force will use the lubrication sec-
tion of applicable T.O. 35C2-3-1-426 WC series
The existing Army Slave Cable has end connectors
with two pins to mate with the Slave Receptacle on
c. Preservation. Paint all exposed nonpolished sur-
faces. Coat exposed parts of polished steel or other fer-
has end connectors with one pin. In order to utilize the
rous material with standard issue rustproofing
NATO Slave Cable on the Generator Set, an Adapter
material if available or cover parts with one light coat
Connector must be used. See Additional Authoriza-
tion List (AAL) for Adapter Connector.
2-10. Operation at High Altitudes
The generator sets are rated at 3 kw up to 8,000 feet
altitude. To calculate specific generator set output
above 8,000 feet, use the following formula: