2-7. ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE - continued.
Turn on power at external power generator set in accordance with applicable generator TM.
After purging cycle is complete (ECU blowers shut off), unlock and open laboratory entrance door.
Unstrap and remove overpack boxes and tiedown straps. Store straps in boxes.
Insure that all test equipment is either turned off or unplugged before
applying power to the Petroleum Laboratory to prevent damage to the
Open MAIN POWER PANEL and place main power circuit breaker A 1CB 1 and POWER PANEL NO.
2 circuit breaker A1CB2, to their ON positions (Figure 2-2).
Turn on circuit breakers AICB13, AICB21, and AICB22 then check that all test equipment is either
turned off or unplugged before turning on remaining Al circuit breakers.
Turn on all switches for normal lighting in the laboratory compartment (Figure 2-4).
Place forward EMERGENCY LIGHT switch S17, and rear EMERGENCY LIGHT switch S18, in their
The EMERGENCY LIGHT switches will remain in their ON positions
until the Petroleum Laboratory is prepared for movement or storage.
Enter the mechanical room and turn on switch for mechanical room lighting.
Open POWER PANEL NO. 2 and set the ECU circuit breakers A15CBI, A15CB2, A15CB3, and
A15CB4 to the ON position (Figure 2-3).
Set all other circuit breakers in POWER PANEL NO. 2 to ON position.
Energize and adjust the ECUs using the ECU controllers (Figure 2-5) in the laboratory compartment, in
accordance with TM 5-4120-371-14.
Unpacking and Inspection. Inspect each item of equipment and supply for damage. Check for broken or
cracked glassware. Remove all shipment retainer brackets, straps, etc. and store for future use. Report any
breakage or damage to your supervisor.
2-8. OPERATING PROCEDURES.
This paragraph provides the operator of the petroleum laboratory with the procedures necessary to operate the basic
laboratory systems such as the electrical system, water system, air system, and vacuum system. Also included are the
operating instructions for the ice maker, fuel sampling kit, and the anti-icing test kit.
For operating instructions pertaining to specific laboratory testing equipment such as RVP bath, copper strip bath, gum
bath, etc. refer to the appropriate TM listed in Appendix A of this manual.
Electrical System. The electrical system provides service to all Petroleum Laboratory lights, convenience
outlets and equipment requiring 110 IOV, 60Hz, single-phase power. It also