Portable Burner Control Valve and Pump Handle.
The portable burner control valve (7, fig. 2-21) is located at the end of the hose (1). This valve controls the
flow of fuel to the burner (8).
The portable burner pump handle (2) is located in the filling funnel (3). This handle is used to pump air into
the portable burner fuel tank (6)
Operating the Portable Burner.
Remove portable burner (19, fig. 1-1, sheet 2) from its stowed position on the platform on the right side of
Unscrew pump handle (2, fig. 2-21) and remove cap (11) and barrel (12) Fill burner fuel tank (6) to three-
fourths full with clean diesel fuel. Reinstall barrel (12), cap (11), and pump handle (2).
Pump air into the burner fuel tank by pulling and pushing the pump handle until the pressure gage
registers 45 psi.
Hold the burner in a horizontal position. Open the burner control valve three-quarters of a turn. Fill the
preheating pan with fuel, then close the burner control valve
Do not light burner in a confined area.
Light the fuel by dropping a small piece of lighted rag or waste into the preheating pan.
Allow the fuel to burn until it is almost consumed, then open the burner control valve one-third of a
complete turn. This should produce a steady blue flame after it has been operating for at least 1 minute.
When the burner shoots liquid or burns with a sluggish yellow, and smoky flame, shut the burner control
valve off and repeat operations in d and e above
Maintain pressure of 45 psi in the burner fuel tank during operation by pumping. See c above.
When the flame burns with spasmodic roars or pulsates, turn the burner control valve slowly toward
"close" until the flame is even.
Shut off burner with control valve.
Allow the burner to cool before stowing it on the platform