ARMY TM 9-6115-644-24
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-446-12
MARINE CORPS TM 09249A/09246A-24/2
Make use of natural protective barriers.
Allow space on all sides for service and maintenance. Refer to FIGURE 2-2 for minimum clearance
Ensure that site soil is firm and well drained.
Use planks or other material for support in areas where soil will not support the generator set.
Exhaust discharge contains deadly gases. Do not operate generator sets in enclosed
areas unless exhaust discharge is property vented outside. Failure to observe this warn-
ing could result in severe personal injury or death due to carbon monoxide poisoning.
Never position generator set with the air inlets near a wall or other object that interferes
with tooting air circulation, damage to equipment could occur.
Provide ducts and vents to outside of building if good supply of cooling air is not available.
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 de-
gree bend, if needed.
Ensure that inside diameter of exhaust pipe extension is as large or larger than generator exhaust pipe.
Hot exhaust gases can ignite flammable materials.
result in severe personal injury or death.
Provide for harmless discharge of hot gases and sparks.
Failure to observe this warning could
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.