ARMY TM 9-6115-642-10
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-455-11
MARINE CORPS TM 09247A/09248A-10/1
SECTION III. OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
GENERAL. This section provides information
and guidance for generator set operation under normal
conditions, refer to FM 20-31.
ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE.
Installation of Ground Rod.
Do not operate the generator set until it
has been connected to a suitable
Serious injury or death can
result from operating an ungrounded
Insert ground cable (2, FIGURE 2-4)
through slot on load output terminal board
terminal marked GND (1).Tighten terminal
Connect coupling (5) to ground rod (4) and
coupling (5). Make sure that driving stud (3)
seats on ground rod (4).
Drive ground rod into ground until coupling
is just above surface.
Remove driving stud and install another
section of ground rod.
Install another coupling (5) and driving stud
(3). Drive ground rod down until new
coupling is just above ground surface.
Repeat steps d and e until ground rod has
been driven eight feet or deeper, providing
an effective ground.
Connect clamp (6) and ground cable (2) to
ground rod (4) and tighten clamp screw.
Installation of Load Cables.
Never attempt to connect or disconnect
load cables while the generator set is
running. Failure to observe this warning
could result in severe personal injury or
death by electrocution.
Do not connect the load cables to the
convenience receptacle. Failure to
observe this caution
damage to the generator set.
Shutdown generator set.
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