OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
Service Upon Receipt of Material.
This section contains instructions for preliminary
and break-in services on the generator set and operation under usual
Whenever practicable, the generator set operator will
assist in the performance of preliminary and break-in services on
the generator set.
(1) Removal of Generator Set from Shipping Container (fig. 2-8).
a. Generator set container shall be opened by cutting along
"cutline" using either or the following methods:
1. Make initial cut with portable power saw with blade set
at 1 inch depth.
Cut through the remainder of the polyurethane
foam with a hand saw or long blade knife.
2. Use a hand saw, preferably rip type, medium blade.
b. Using either method, the cut shall be continuous around
the perimeter of the container.
When using the hand saw, cut
through the container shell using a sabre saw technique until the
blade touches the protective sleeve.
Do not jam blade through sleeve
as generator set may receive
After cutting, remove top half of container, protective
sleeves and protective wrapping.
(2) General Procedures.
a. If any exterior surfaces are coated with rust preventive
remove it with dry cleaning solvent. Fed. Spec P-D-680.