figure 3-13. Load cables can be plugged into the receptacles along the front (fig. 3-13, view A). With the cover raised (fig. 3-13, view B), access to the circuit breakers and test jacks is provided. This panelboard is an advanced-base distribution center. A single-line diagram of the bus and circuit breakers is shown in figure 3-14.
Portable generators and panelboards can be placed into service quickly and with relatively little effort, compared to a permanent installation. Do not let expedience cause you to become careless, though, in placing the equipment and routing the load cables. Careful planning can result in a much safer and more efficient installation for both you and your fellow Seabees.
Figure 3-13. - Portable power distribution panelboard.Continue Reading