Section III. OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
2-4. OPERATION IN EXTREME HEAT.
Make certain that the operating area is well ventilated and that there are no obstructions to prevent the circulation
of cooling air.
Provide fans to ventilate an enclosed operating area.
c. Perform the lubrication instructions contained in paragraph 3-1 more frequently using OE/HDO-20 (Lubricating
Check drive belt tension frequently.
Be sure to keep all parts of the air compressor clean.
2-5. OPERATION IN EXTREME COLD (Below 0 F or -18C),
Locate the air compressor in a shed, building, or protected area. If the unit must be placed outdoors, protect it
from wind, ice, and snow. Cover with a tarpaulin when not in use.
Avoid bending, kinking, and excessive handling of the air service hose as it becomes brittle at low temperatures.
Keep all wiring connections clean and tight. Be sure there are no short circuits. Protect motor from snow and ice.
Be sure that the tank and air service hose are drained and free of moisture after shutting down the compressor to
2-6. OPERATION IN SALT AIR, SEA SPRAY, OR HIGH HUMIDITY.
Protect the unit with shelter being sure to keep enough area open for good ventilation.
Wipe the unit dry af frequent intervals. Pay particular attention to the motor and starter box. If unit becomes
covered with salt from salt spray or salt air, wash the unit with fresh water.
If exposed metal surfaces become rusty, remove rust and coat the area with suitable rustproof material or grease
until the unit can be cleaned and painted.
Open the tank draincock frequently to drain accumulated moisture.