SUPERVISE INSTALLATION AND ADJUSTMENT
OF LABORATORY EQUIPMENT
In this lesson, you will learn how to supervise installation and
adjustment of laboratory equipment.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Supervise installation and adjustment of labora-
You are given all required materials and manuals.
Supervision of installation and adjustments of
laboratory equipment will be in accordance with
the manufacturers' manual, STP 10-77L14-SM-TG,
and FM 10-67-2.
The materials covered in this lesson was derived
from the following publications: FM 10-67-2, STP-
77L14-SM-TG, and the manufacturers' instruction
The petroleum laboratory contains several equipment that require
careful installation and adjustments. The laboratory supervisor
must be able to ensure this equipment is properly installed and
maintained. Although this lesson is about the installation and
maintenance of equipment, it is important to understand that a
calibration program is essential to the maintenance of the above
mentioned equipment as well as several others.
It is very
important that special safety measures associated with the
handling of mercury be strictly observed. Care must be taken to
prevent the spill of mercury because this substance is extremely
poisonous and unstable. Make sure that the MSDS on mercury is
read as well as the warning associated with it.