ARMY TM 9-6115-464-12
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-445-1
NAVY NAVFAC P-8-624-12
Section VI. MOVEMENT TO A NEW WORK SITE
2-32 DISMANTLING THE GENERATOR SET FOR MOVEMENT.
Preparation for Movement.
(1) Disconnect the load leads.
(2) If exhaust extension was used, remove and install rain cap.
(3) Disconnect paralleling leads, if used.
(4) Disconnect auxiliary fuel line, if used, and store on unit.
(5) Disconnect ground lead, remove ground rods and store on unit.
(6) Secure all doors and panels.
Do not use hoisting equipment or transporting vehicle with capacity less
than 3200 pounds. Do not allow the generator set to swing when it is sus-
pended. Securely attach the generator set to the transporting vehicle. Fall
ure to observe this warning may result in serious injury or death of person-
nel or damage or destruction of the generator set.
To avoid undue side pressures which could result in damage to the lifting
frame, use a minimum bridle of 5 feet on the hoisting sling. If acoustic sup-
pression kit is installed, generator set must have 1-inch clearance under
bottom tray assembly. Equipment damage could result if caution is not ob-
Hoisting. Attach a sling to the generator set lifting clevises (Figure 1-4) for loading with a crane or
movement by helicopter.
Fork Lift. insert forks of fork lift into openings on skid base (Figure 1-4). Lift the generator set onto
the carrier. If the distance is short and the terrain permits, the generator set maybe transported with
the fork lift. if acoustic suppression kit is installed, both side panel skirts must be raised and secured.
Skidding. Attach a sling through the pipes provided in the skid base and connect to a suitable vehicle
for skidding to the desired location. Generator set cannot be skiddded if acoustic suppression kit is
Shipment. Movement over greater distances requires that the generator be prepared for shipment
in accordance with paragraph 1-7. if acoustic suppression kit is installed, the inlet/discharge turns
must be removed to reduce the cube of the generator set. For air shipment, inlet/discharge turns can
be turned on their sides on trailer fenders. Place a band or strap around the entire unit to secure the
2-33 REINSTALLATION AFTER MOVEMENT. Refer to paragraph 2-4 and install the generator set in accor-
dance with the instructions provided.