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2-6. ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE (CONTD).
(b) Assemble and set up remaining equipment In accordance with procedures in paragraph 2-6 and as
shown In Figure 2-2.
(c) Prepare the M2 burner units in accordance with TM 10-7360-204-13&P or the MBU IAW TM 10-7310-
(4) Deployable Medical Systems. An optional configuration, 32 x 20 foot (9.8 x 6.1 meters), used by DEPMED's
personnel in a combat support hospital is shown in Figure 2-3. Refer to Deployable Medical Systems User's Manual
2-7. OPERATING PROCEDURES.
Familiarize yourself with the location of the fire extinguishers and
FSC exits. Make sure that a fire extinguisher is at hand when operating
or servicing the burner units.
a. General. Before operating the FSC you must be familiar with the operating procedures and Instructions for all
of the equipment to avoid Injury to personnel or damage to the equipment. While operating the FSC, additional Items
are required. See Appendix D and E for a complete listing.
b. Preparing Water . Water is required to operate the FSC. Water must be treated in accordance with TB Med
530. Water must have a residual chlorine content of five parts per million (PPM). Additional guidance may be found
In FM 10-23 and FM 10-52.
§ Establish a safe area for lighting burner unit that Is a minimum of
50 feet from the refueling, fuel storage, cooking and sanitizing area.
§ Extreme heat will cause burner unit tank pressure to increase because
of fuel expansion, insure you start with prescribed pressure lAW
§ Fuel M2 burner units in servicing area only. When filling the fuel tank,
always provide metal to metal contact between the container and the
fuel tank. Remove spilled fuel immediately. Keep fuel tank and fuel
container caps tight at all times. Do not smoke and ensure that there
is no open flame in the vicinity; fire or explosion may result. Do not
operate the M2 burner units if fuel or other flammable material is on
or near the M2 burner units.
§ Frequently check for heating of the tent or shelter wall while burner
units are In use. Move the burner units if necessary to prevent possible
ignition of the tent.
c. Burner Units. Proceed as follows when preparing the burner units for use:
(1) Following all precautions, and instructions in TM 10-7360-204-13&P (M2) or TM 10-7310-281-13&P (MBU),
start the burner unit. Monitor the burner unit for proper flame color.
Do not install an operating burner unit under a sink that is not filled with water.