Section II. OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
2-5. Operating the Fuel drums in Artic Conditions.
a. Be careful when handling the hose assembly
and drum to avoid cracking them. Always wear
Arctic mittens when handling nozzles and other
b. Remove snow, sleet, or ice from the drum
before installing the coupler valve assembly.
c. Water drums must be stored in a heated at-
mosphere in order to avoid freezing.
d. Refer to Section I, Operating Procedures.
2-6. Operating the Fuel Drum in Extreme Heat
(Above 135°F (57.5°C).
a. To keep the drum as cool as possible, proceed
with one or more of the following steps, as ap-
plicable to the location:
(1) Erect a tent or tarpaulin over the drum but
do not block the circulation of air around the drum.
(2) Place the drum under shade of trees or
cover it with leafy branches.
(3) Cover the drum with wet burlap or
other fabric, and keep the drum wet.
(4) In extreme temperature it may be
necessary to reduce the amount of product in the
drum to allow for expansion.
b. Refer to Section I, Operating Procedures.
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