Use the color test kit (para. 2-8) to measure the raw water color. If greater than 10 (and the turbidity is 8.0 or less),
polyelectrolyte will not be needed. If 10 or less, polyelectrolyte will be used.
Measure TDS of the raw water using portable TDS meter (para. 2-7).
Check that cartridge filters are installed in cartridge filter vessel.
If cartridge filers or RO elements are to be replaced, red tag as empty.
Before Start-up Adjustments and Checks
See Figure 2-33 and establish electrical power as follows:
Figure 2-33. Establishing Electrical Power
COMPRESSOR OFF/ON switch (1) OFF at main control panel.
MAIN CIRCUIT BREAKER (2) OFF at main control panel.
Check ground cables for tightness at both ends.
Generator circuit breaker toggle switch in the OFF position.
Start diesel generator as described in TM 5-6115-545-12 or TM 9-6115-645-10 and wait for diesel to settle out..
Make sure generator line selector switch is set to L1-12 or L2-L3 or L3-L1.
The diesel generator (MEP006A only) is a utility set. The frequency adjustment knob is not
connected. Use the throttle for adjustment.
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