SPACE HEATER ARCTIC (SHA)
OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
0006 00-3/(4 Blank)
OPERATION IN SALT WATER AREAS
Solid and liquid fuel operation. Keep heater free from salt water contact as much as possible.
Wash heater frequently with fresh water if exposed to salt spray, to prevent corrosion.
Solid fuel operation only. None.
Liquid fuel operation only. None.
OPERATION IN SNOWY OR SNOW-COVERED CONDITIONS
Solid and liquid fuel operation. If tent is set up on large accumulations of snow, set heater legs on
stones or boards to prevent it from sinking.
Do not allow snow to accumulate in large amounts (over six inches [15.3 centimeters]) on sides of the tent
which are next to the operating heater.
Take extra precautions in securing stack cap and telescoping stack assembly with ground stakes (ie: use
If heater has been exposed to the weather, remove any large deposits of snow and ice before operation.
Solid fuel operation only. Store matches, kindling, coal and wood in a dry, sheltered location.
If the only supply of fuel available is wet or damp, position a regular supply of the wet/damp fuel near the
operating heater to dry, for refueling purposes.
Liquid fuel operation only. Prevent fuel contamination by keeping lids tightly on fuel containers.
NBC DECONTAMINATION PROCEDURES
Perform interim decontamination procedures in accordance with FM 3-5.