SECTION IV. OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
2-16. OPERATION IN EXTREME COLD.
In extreme cold, do not touch metal parts with bare hands. Severe skin damage may result.
Shelter. Refer to TM 10-5411-200-14 for general operation of the shelter in ice, snow or extreme cold.
Internal Operation. The Finishing Section is normally operated with the AC units energized and is therefore not
affected by the outside temperature. Upon initial setup bring shelter temperature to a minimum of 60°F before turning on
External Power Cable. The main power cable and grounding cables will hard, brittle and difficult to handle in
extreme cold. Do not allow cables to kink resulting in permanent damage.
Connector Receptacles. Ensure that cable connectors and receptacles are free from frost, snow or ice.
Liquid Supplies. Remove all liquids from the shelter when the heaters are not operating or when preparing the
shelter for transport. Containers may freeze and break and damage internal equipment or paper supplies.
2-17. OPERATION IN EXTREME HEAT.
Consumable Supplies. Protect consumable supplies from extreme heat to prevent reduced shelf-life.
Internal Components. Frequently inspect gaskets, seals and insulation for deterioration.
2-18. OPERATION IN TROPICAL CONDITIONS.
Heat and Humidity Control. Keep doors closed and ensure that AC units are operating properly.
Internal Equipment and Supplies. Inspect equipment, documents and supplies frequently for signs of fungi,
mildew or mold.