5-20. REMOVE/INSTALL ELECTRIC STEAM BOILER.
This task consists of:
General Mechanics Tool Kit, (Appendix B, Section III, Item 2)
Teflon Tape, (Appendix E, Section II, Item 157)
Boiler low water cutoff pump control removed (para. 5-16)
Boiler low water pump removed (para. 5-17)
Electric steam boiler sight glass removed (para. 5-18)
Operating/Limit control switches removed (para. 5-19)
General Safety Instructions
Before performing any maintenance actions on electrical equipment, ensure all electrical power
has been turned off. Death or serious injury may occur from failure to do this.
Remove Electric Steam Boiler. See Figure 5-18.
To prevent injury to personnel, be sure electric steam boiler has had time to cool before
performing any maintenance. Steam temperature as high as 600°F (279.9°C) can be obtained in
Open boiler access door. Tag for reconnection and disconnect power input electrical wiring and conduit.
Disconnect two pipe unions located on top of boiler.
Disconnect pipe union at drain valve.
Remove four bolts, lockwashers, and flat washers.
To prevent injury, two personnel are required to remove electric steam boiler. Boiler is very heavy.
Remove electric steam boiler from machinery room.