2-4. OPERATING PROCEDURES
Death or Injury from explosion could result If heater Is lit when fuel has
accumulated In burner chamber. Drain the fuel first.
Follow the procedures below If the heater Is to be used Immediately. If not, Just
drain the fuel and let the burner chamber air out overnight.
Procedures to drain accumulated fuel from burner chamber are as follows:
Remove fuel tank, smokestacks and heater body.
Thoroughly rinse the flue, burner and combustion chambers with plenty of water.
Drain water out
Do not attempt to light heater if there Is an accumulation of fuel In burner chamber.
Do not expose face to burner compartment while lighting or adjusting fuel flow.
Wear heat protective gloves when Igniting fuel with Igniter cup.
Starting procedures for the immersion heater are as follows:
Preparation for Starting. Perform the before operation preventive maintenance checks and services
(PMCS) described in Table 2-1.
Open burner hood (Figure 2-4).
Open the fuel vent cap.
Push the igniter handle to the left to swing igniter cup below the fuel valve.
Open fuel valve and fill igniter cup 1/4 full of fuel (Item 2, Appendix E) or until the asbestos is
Close fuel valve.