dusty locations as a site for operation as dirt and
moisture shorten the life of all moving parts.
c. Indoor Installation. If the compressor is to be
assembly packed separately. The air hose assembly
operated within a building or vehicle, pipe the ex-
is installed directly in the end of the air receiver
haust to the outside. Use as few bends as possible
in the exhaust line and make sure all connections
a. General. The compressor is portable and re-
Warning: Do not operate the air compressor
quires no base, but should be as level as possible
in an enclosed area unless the exhaust gases
are piped to the outside. Inhalation of exhaust
b. Outdoor Installation. Avoid muddy, sandy or
fumes will result in serious illness or death.
Section II. MOVEMENT TO A NEW WORKSITE
the air receiver tank (25, fig. 13). Cover the hose
mount in the air receiver tank.
a. Build up the pressure in the air receiver tank
x or 1 y ) to a pressure just
below 400 psi.
e. Lift the air compressor and accessories on a
suitable carrier and block and tie it down.
f. Move the air compressor to the new worksite.
x or 1 y ) and blow
the condensate from air
`Unload it and set it up for operation, following the
tank. Close the draincock.
the bail assembly (1, fig. 14) from
or 1 y ).
d. Remove the airhose assembly (20, fig. 13)
CONTROLS AND INSTRUMENTS
Controls and Instruments
The purpose of the controls and instruments and
This section describes, locates, illustrates, and fur-
the normal and maximum reading of the instru-
nishes the operator, crew, or organizational mainte-
nance personnel sufficient information about the
various controls and instruments for proper opera-
tion of the air compressor.