2-5.3.1 Operating a Single Generator Set
Perform the Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) listed as Before in
Check that both ON/OFF switches (4 and 6, figure 2-10) on switch box are at center position.
Check that TRANSFER switch (5) on switch box is at bottom position.
Figure 2-10. Power Plant Operation.
Refer to TM 9-6115-641-10 and:
(1) Start one of the generator sets.
(2) Use generator set VOLTAGE adjustable rheostat to adjust voltage to required value.
(3) Using generator set frequency adjust control, adjust frequency to required value.
(4) Set AC CIRCUIT INTERRUPTER switch on the operating generator set to CLOSED
Check switch box to make sure that GEN SET ON light (8 or 2) is lit for generator set just
Set switch box ON/OFF switch (6 or 4) below lit GEN SET ON light to ON position.
Check that switch box ON light (8 or 2) and ON LINE light (7 or 3) for operating generator set
are both lit. The generator set is now supplying power to the connected load.
Observe frequency meter and readjust to proper frequency for load if required.
Refer to table 2-2 and perform generator set During PMCS.