(7) Invert the fuel can on a support,
such as a tree or a pole, 3 to 4 feet above
the ground outside the tent. Some fuel will
Insure Drip Valve is closed prior to in-
flow from the vent tube when the fuel can
verting the fuel container.
is inverted. Wipe up this excess fuel im-
Section III. MOVEMENT TO A NEW WORK SITE
3-8. Dismantling for Movement
(4) If the unit is being moved to an-
o t h e r space in the same area, it can be
(1) Make sure that the heater is clean
( 5 ) Stow the pipe sections, burner,
and free from ashes, soot, and burnt fuel.
hose, and drip valve in the heater body.
(2) Make sure the fuel has been purged
b. Reinstallation. After movement, rein-
from fuel lines, burner, and control valve.
stall the space heater at the new work site
(3) Remove the fuel lines.
Section IV. CONTROLS
gate can be adjusted for the amount of fire
desired and should be closed for liquid fuel
This section describes, locates and furnish-
es the operator and organizational mainte-
nance personnel sufficient information about
the controls used for proper operation of
b. The finely threaded valve stem regu-
lates the rate of flow of gasoline to the burn-
of the draft gate.
b. When using solid fuel the sliding draft
Section V. OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
b. Starting (Liquid Fuel).
(1) Open the front door wide. Hold a
a. The instructions in this section are
match or other lighted material under the
published for the information and guidance
edge of the burner and open the valve, turn-
o f personnel responsible for operation of
ing counterclockwise about one turn or un-
the space heater.
til burner lights.
b. The operator must know how to per-
f o r m every operation of which the space
Keep face away from the open
h e a t e r is capable. This section gives the
door when lighting gasoline. The
instructions on starting and stopping the
initial flash is likely to occur when
space heater and on coordinating the basic
the fuel ignites.
m o t i o n s to perform the specific task for
(2) Close the door and slide the draft
w h i c h the equipment is designed. Since
nearly every job presents a different pro-
(3) Adjust the drip valve to regulate
blem, the operator may have to vary given
the fuel feed at the desired rate. Gasoline
procedures to fit the individual job.
should drip slowly (viewed through the gage
glass) and not flow through the valve.
a. Preparation for Starting.
Do not leave the heater unattended.
(1) Perform the necessary daily pre-
As fuel level in gasoline can goes
down, fuel pressure will drop and
(2) Wipe up any liquid fuel that has
w i l l require readjustment of the
l e a k e d or collected in the bottom of the
drip valve to maintain the proper