TM 10-4520-262-12&P 0005 00
SPACE HEATER, CONVECTIVE (SHC)
OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
PREPARATION FOR USE
Unpacking and Inspection Upon Receipt. Inspect containers and packaging upon receipt for evidence
of damage occurring in shipping. The heater package and its accessories were carefully inspected and
securely packaged prior to shipment. If damage to the containers or packaging is found it is the shippers
Do not unpack a heater that is obviously damaged in shipment until the shipper is notified and has
inspected the packaging. Notify your supervisor.
Remove heater package and accessories from shipping containers and packaging.
Inspect the heater package and accessories for completeness by comparing the contents against the
description of the equipment found in the Components of End Item work package of this technical
Heater will not operate when tilt or grade is greater than
15 degrees, which is a 1.5 foot drop over a 10-foot span.
SPACE HEATER CONVECTIVE (SHC) TENT WALL MODIFICATION KIT (TWMK) INSTALLATION
In order to operate the Space Heater, Convective with the Command Post Shelter, tent duct tunnels must
be present on one of the walls of the tent. The installation of the tent duct tunnels must be performed
before using the Space Heater, Convective.
If these tunnels are not present on the shelter, the tent wall modification kit (NSN 4520-01-493-3215, Part
Number 5-13-5627, CAGEC 92878) must be applied to the tent. Complete instructions for the installation
of the tent wall modification are contained in the following section.
Cutting Tool (knife or razor blade).
Marking Tool (pen, pencil, or marker).
Punch (if available).
Components included with kit:
4 retaining rings [2 Cuff Rings (with fabric attached) and 2 Plain Rings].
9 bolts & 9 nuts.