Section IV. OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
UNUSUAL ENVIRONMENTAL/WEATHER CONDITIONS.
a. Operating in Arctic Cold Conditions
·· Do not touch metal parts with bare hands when operating under arctic cold conditions. Frostbite
can cause permanent injury.
· Always wear arctic mittens when handling equipment.
· To avoid burns, wear hand protection when adjusting defrost door. The door and shroud may be
Be careful when handling fuel system hoses, tanks and drums to avoid cracking them.
Provide heating to prevent the water within the filter-separator from freezing up. This can be done using
the system pump assembly to provide hot exhaust gas to the defrost shroud. If this heat source is not
available, provide a heated shelter for the filter-separator.
Remove snow, sleet. or ice from couplings before making or breaking connections.
Operate the 200 GPM filter-separator. Refer to paragraph 2-6.
Water must be drained after each operation in subfreezing conditions. All water must be drained before
shutting down the unit. Refer to para 2-6.
b. Operating in Extreme Heat
Remove the heating duct from the system pump assembly or other heating provisions.
Provide shade from direct sun exposure if possible, using a tent or tarpaulin. Do not block air circulation.
Operate the 200 GPM filter-separator. Refer to para 2-6.
c. Operating Under Dusty or Sandy Conditions
Filter elements must be changed more often in dusty or sandy environments. Select a position protected
by natural barriers or erect screens of dust proof material.
Keep the unit free of dust and dirt, especially when the filter access port is opened for servicing.