Section Ill. OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
a. General. The operator must know how to perform
every operation of which the air compressor is ca-
pable. This section gives instructions on starting
and stopping the air compressor, basic motions of
tions to perform 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
Operation of this equipment presents a noise
hazard to personnel in the area. The noise level
exceeds the allowable limits for unprotected per-
sonnel. Wear ear muffs or earplugs which were
fitted by a trained professional.
Do not use this compressor for charging cylinders
that require breathable air.
b. Preparation for Starting. perform the necessary
Before Operation Preventive Services as indicated
Turn ignition switch (1) on.
Open draincock (2).
Close choke lever (3).
Raise the release valve lever (4) to unload
5. Wind starter rope clockwise around starter
With a quick, steady pull, start the engine.
When engine starts, gradually open choke
Place release valve lever (4) in down position.
Close draincock (2).
10. Perform the necessary During Operation
11. Watch for any unusual noise or vibration.