TM 10-4520-262-12&P 0005 00
Positioning the Heater Outside Tent. Place heater on the side of the tent that has the tent duct tunnels
(1). The heater should be a minimum of 2 feet (61 cm) from tent walls (2). Position the heater (3) so that
the combustion exhaust outlet (4) is directed away from the tent wall (2) and the two supplied five foot
(152 cm) long ducts (5) can be connected to both the heater (3) and the tent (2). Do not install the ducts
or connect the fuel supply at this time, simply place the heater in position.
PREPARING A FUEL SUPPLY SITE
Select a fuel supply site that is level, free of debris and open flame, at least seven feet (2.13 meters) from
the tent, and a minimum of five feet from heater.
A piece of petroleum absorbent material should be placed where the fuel can and fuel
can stand will be installed as well as under the fuel quick disconnect connector in order to
catch any fuel that may spill. Additional commercial products are available to contain
large spills. Soiled absorbent material should be discarded in accordance with local
2 Feet Minimum