8-9.6 Shutdown procedures
Main processor and video monitor are not turned off unless barge is to be out of
operation for more than 7 days.
For normal shutdown, pull main power switch OFF.
Check for damage or corrosion. Repair, dean or paint as necessary.
8-9.7 Operation under extreme conditions. For EMS optimum operating conditions, main processor internal
temperature must be maintained between 32 and 131° F. When this temperature reaches 125°F, take the following
Make sure all ROWPU space overhead fans are operating and hatches and doors are open.
If available, use additional portable fans blowing on the main processor.
In extreme cases, cover main processor with damp cloths and have portable fans blowing on main
If these methods cannot keep internal temperature below 131° F, turn off EMS during hottest part of the
day and visually monitor tank level indicators, gauges, flowmeters, etc., to make sure systems are
operating normally since alarm system will be shut down.