ARMY TM 9-6115-641-24
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-456-12
Figure 2-2. Base Mounting Measurements
Never position generator set with the air inlets near a wall or other object that in-
terferes with cooling air circulation. Damage to equipment could result.
Provide ducts and vents to outside of building if good supply of cooling air is not available,
b. Make air intake and outlet openings in building same size or larger as those on the generator set.
Install a gas tight metal pipe from exhaust pipe of generator set to outside of building.
Make exhaust pipe extension as short and straight as possible with only one 90 degree
bend, if needed.
Ensure that inside diameter of exhaust pipe extension is as large or larger than generator set exhaust pipe.
Hot exhaust gases can ignite flammable materials. Failure to observe this warn-
ing could result in severe personal injury or death.
Provide for harmless discharge of hot gases and sparks. Do not direct exhaust into area containing flammable
If not shielded, hot exhaust pipe can ignite flammable wall materials. Failure to
observe this warning could result in severe personal injury or death.
Shield exhaust pipe with fireproof material at point where it passes through a flammable wall.