2-7. INITIAL ADJUSTMENTS AND CHECKS.
a. Inspect all tanks, hoses, pumping assemblies, filter/separators, and all tee, valve, manifold, wye, and adapter
assemblies for completeness, damage, and for proper operation as applicable. Report any deficiencies to unit
b. Perform the preventative maintenance checks and services listed in Table 2-1.
2-8. OPERATING PROCEDURES.
(Refer to Figure 2-1.) The following general operation procedures and explanations
should be used and understood to be sure that the FSSP will operate in the best possible manner.
Death or serious injury can occur from exploding fuel ignited by static electric
discharge. Before operating the FSSP, be sure that all components are properly
DEATH or SEVERE INJURY can occur from fire and explosion of fuels. To avoid
fire and explosion during operation of the FSSP:
DO NOT allow any flame producing material within 100 feet of the FSSP.
DO NOT smoke or allow smoking during refueling operations.
DO NOT allow fuel to drip onto hot surfaces.
DO NOT refuel equipment while its engine is running.
Spilled fuel can ignite or explode and cause serious injury or death to operating
personnel. ALL valves are to remain in the closed position unless one of the
following steps specifically instructs you to open a particular valve.
Be sure that fire extinguishing equipment is available and operational.
a. Fuel Storage. Perform the following steps to store fuel in the collapsible tanks.
(1) Attach butterfly valves (14) to the outlet of the fuel transporter (or pipeline). If butterfly valves do not match the
connectors on the fuel source, attach adapter (Appendix C, Item 5) or reducer (Appendix C, Item 23) and adapter
(Appendix C, Item 4) to butterfly valve as required to match connector on fuel source.
(2) Open butterfly valves (14).