Figure 2-2. Crane-shovel basic unit, and accessories loaded and blocked for shipment, rear view.
(2) Unpacking the equipment.
Keep all personnel not engaged in
craneshovel unit is to be set up for immediate operation
remove anti-rotation bars (para 2-5); protective paneling
unloading procedure well back from
from cab windows and openings; barrier materials;
working area to avoid possible
or engine components, and unpack crates or boxes
(c) Lift crane-shovel unit (on signal),
containing components of front end attachment to be
swing it away from carrier, and lower to level ground.
(d) Remove lifting slings from eyes of
crane-shovel unit and hook of lifting device.
Always use a nail puller to open
(4) Unloading by drive off method.
boxes, or crates, and avoid damage
(a) Position flatcar on a siding with an
end ramp, preferably earthen, or where a suitable ramp
(3) Unloading by lifting.
(fig. 2-5) may be constructed.
(a) Position lifting device capable of
(b) Block all flatcar wheels to prevent
lifting 109,00 0 pounds along side carrier.
car moving away from ramp.
(b) Assure that all hold-down bolts and
(c) Perform steps (1) and (2) of b
tiedown. cables have been removed; position suitable
slings in lifting eyes of crane-shovel; over hook of lifting
(d) Perform preventive maintenance
device (fig. 2-4), and attach a tag line to prevent crane-
checks and services (para 36).
shovel from twisting or turning.