2-9. OPERATING PROCEDURE
The generator set must be grounded prior to operation. The ground may be
any of three methods, depending on the location and the terrain; (1) a ground
rod driven to a depth of 8 feet, (2) an underground metallic water piping
system or (3) a metal plate (9 sq. ft) buried at a depth of 4 feet.
The ground lead must be No. 6 AWG copper wire bolted or clamped to the
rod, plate, or piping system. Connect the other end of the ground lead to the
generator set ground stud.
Generator. Be sure generator main switch is in OFF position and that set is connected for the correct power
distribution. Extend a cable from the generator set power receptacle to the mixing and makeup outfit trailer.
Mixing and makeup outfit trailer.
(b) Central control panel. When using models equipped with a central control panel, make power
connections from the oven trailers, proofing cabinets, flour sifters, and all over- head lights to the central
control panel. The connection for the mixing and makeup trailer power source is located beneath the
central control panel.
(c) Power control panel. On models equipped with two control panels make power connections from the
oven trailers to the mixing and makeup trailer power control panel.
(d) Light control panel. On models equipped with two control panels, make power connec- tions from the
proofing cabinets, flour sifter, and all overhead lights to the mixing and makeup trailer light control panel.
The connection for the mixing and makeup trailer power source is located beneath the light control panel.
Generator Set. Make electrical connections (para. 2-9. a.) and proceed as follows:
Perform the before-operation (b) services listed in TM5-6115-365-15 and TM5-6115-465-12. for the generator
Press starter switch. If engine does not start, release switch and wait at least 2 minutes before pressing starter
switch again. Release starter switch as soon as engine starts.
Allow engine to warm up for several minutes and set speed control for desired speed.
Adjust controls for proper voltage and frequency and press the main switch ON.