GENERATOR SET TESTS AFTER OVERHAUL REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. INSPECTION
7-3. ENGINE INSPECTION.
a. A thorough inspection of the generator set shall
a. Check mounting bolts of all components and
be conducted to insure that workmanship and materials
accessories to insure that they are firmly secured.
b. Check designation and data plates for legibility.
b. The inspection shall be conducted each time the
generator set is overhauled or rebuilt.
c. Insure that fuel and hydraulic oil lines are
protected from damage due to vibration.
7-2. HOUSING AND FRAME INSPECTION.
7-4. GENERATOR INSPECTION.
a. Check that lifting eyes are installed and firmly
a. Insure that generator leads are properly identified
and protected from damage due to vibration.
b. Check that drain holes are open to prevent
b. Insure that inspection openings are protected by
screening or protective plates.
c. Insure that exposed parts are properly treated
to resist corrosion.
c. Check that the engine generator screws are firmly
d. Open and close panel doors, engine area doors,
and generator area doors to insure proper installation
7-5. ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES INSPECTION.
and freedom of motion.
a. Check all cable and harness assemblies for
e. Inspect movable door gasketing to insure that it
secure fastenings and protection against chafing and
f, Check that all caps and covers are equipped with
b. Insure that all cable and harness connectors are
ties, chains, or other ties to prevent loss.
firmly secured in their proper place,
Section II. OPERATING TESTS
Standardization Handbook MIL-HDBK-705 and Military
a. The tests described in this section require genera-
tor set operation and provide verification of generator
c. Temperatures will be measured by means of
set performance characteristics.
appropriately located thermocouples and properly
calibrated read-out devices. Thermocouples will be
insulated from contact with other metals, as practical.
Temperatures will be recorded in degrees Fahrenheit
All tests shall be conducted with the 240/
or Centigrade, depending on the instrument scale, but
416 volt connections, unless otherwise
will be converted to degrees Fahrenheit in all cases.
Barometric pressures will be measured by a mercurial
specified. All tests that are applicable will
be conducted on both Mode I and Mode
barometer which will be corrected for the temperature
II generator sets. Mode I tests shall be
of the scale, the mercury, for vapor pressure and for
conducted at 60 Hz only unless otherwise
the location of the barometer with regard to altitude
and latitude, Aneroid barometers will not be used.
b. Unless otherwise specified, all test instru-
d. Operation procedures required in support of
the individual tests specified herein shall be performed
mentation will be in accordance with Military