OPERATE THE M3A4 SMOKE GENERATOR
Operate the M3A4 smoke generator.
Given information about and illustrations of operation of the M3A4 smoke generator in usual and unusual
conditions and information about before-, during-, and after-operation checks to be performed on the M3A4
Demonstrate knowledge by responding to the multiple-choice test covering operation of the M3A4 smoke
generator in usual and unusual conditions; before-, during-, and after-operation checks and services; and
preventive maintenance spot checks to be performed on the M3A4 smoke generator.
Learning Event 1
FUEL AND PERFORM BEFORE-OPERATION CHECKS ON THE M3A4 SMOKE GENERATOR
Once a smoke generator has been positioned, the operator will perform a series of checks and services
to ensure the smoke generator is ready to make smoke.
Fueling Procedures for the M3A4 Smoke Generator
The procedures used for fueling the M3A4 smoke generator with gasoline and fog oil are discussed
Fueling the Generator With Gasoline. Procedures for fueling the generator with gasoline are the following:
Step 1. Insert the flexible spout (from the tool roll) into the gasoline can and clamp securely.
Step 2. Remove the fuel tank cap from the generator; use the gasoline can and fill the generator tank to
within 1/2 inch of the top.
Step 3. Replace the fuel-tank cap.