Section B. OPERATION OF EQUIPMENT
a. The instructions In this section are published for the Information and guidance of the personnel
responsible for the operation of the hot oil heater
The operator must know how to perform every operation of which the hot oil heater is capable.
This section gives instructions of starting and stopping the hot oil heater, and how to perform
the specific tasks for which the equipment is designed. Since nearly every job presents a
different problem, the operator may have to vary given procedures to fit the individual job.
13. Starting, Operating, and Stopping
Preparation for Starting.
Perform the daily preventive maintenance services.
Lubricate the hot oil heater as specified in the current lubrication order (Fig. 16).
Be sure the hot oil heater is properly grounded (Figure 10).
See that the liquid transfer hoses are properly installed and connected (Figure 9).
See that the external power source and the external fuel source are connected, that power
is being received Turn the fuel valves at the fuel oil strainer to the receiving position. (Fig.
Refer to Figure 14 for manual transfer oil valve settings
WARNING: DO NOT OPERATE THE HOT OIL HEATER IN AN ENCLOSED AREA UNLESS THE
EXHAUST GASES ARE PIPED TO THE OUTSIDE. INHALATION OF EXHAUST
FUMES CAN CAUSE SERIOUS ILLNESS OR DEATH.
NOTE: An uninterrupted flow of transfer oil through the hot fluid filters is possible only if the valves
are properly positioned The four gate valves are opened by turning the wheels fully
counterclockwise (Fig. 14).
WARNING: USE GLOVES FOR OPERATION AS THE HIGH OPERATING TEMPERATURES OF
THE HOT OIL HEATER COULD CAUSE SERIOUS BURNS.
WARNING: STAND CLEAR OF VENT PIPE DURING OPERATION AS INTERNAL PRESSURES
MAY CAUSE MINOR ERUPTIONS OF HOT FLUID WHICH MAY SPRAY THE