Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIEL
shipment. If the equipment has been damaged, report the
damage on DD Form 6 (para 1-3b).
When packed for shipment, the inverter is bolted to a
b. Check the equipment against the component
pallet and covered with a corrugated shipping box.
Unpack the equipment as follows:
listing (para 1-11) and the packing slip to see if the
shipment is complete. Report all discrepancies on SF
a. Remove the shipping box.
361 (para 1-3c). The equipment should be placed in
b. Unbolt the pallet.
service even though a minor assembly or part that does
not affect proper functioning is missing.
c. Lift the inverter off the pallet (as described in the
equipment placement instructions, paragraph 2-3).
c. Check to see whether the equipment has been
modified. Equipment which has been modified will have
d. If possible, save the packing materials.
the MWO number on the front panel, near the
2-2. Checking Unpacked Equipment
nomenclature plate. Check also to see whether all
Make the following checks to ensure that the equipment
currently applicable MWO's have been applied. Current
has suffered no damage in shipment:
MWO's applicable to the equipment are listed in DA PAM
a. Inspect the equipment for damage incurred during
Section II. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
attached where the lifting eyes were. The angle brackets
2-3. Placement of Equipment
are not provided.
Adjacent equipment must allow clearance of at least four
inches on all sides for adequate movement of cooling air.
2-4. Electrical Interconnections
The equipment is mounted on any horizontal surface as
a. The bond strap (grounding) and the input and
follows. (Be aware that the inverter weighs 500 pounds.)
output cables are user-supplied and must be capable of
a. Using a ½ ton hoist, lift the inverter from the
handling the maximum current (wattage) to and from the
pallet by the four lifting eyes and place into position.
b. Bolt the inverter to its mounting surface in a
b. The input and output cables to the inverter shall
manner similar to the way it was bolted to the pallet.
be connected in the following manner:
c. For optional bulkhead bracing from the top of the
(1) Non-parallel connections (fig. 2-1 and A,
unit, remove the two rear lifting eyes and bolt the top of
fig. 2-2). Use AWG #3 wire for the dc input and AWG #6
the inverter to the vertical bulkhead with angle brackets
for the output.