INSTALLATION AND OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF EQUIPMENT
6. Unloading the Equipment
raising gantry (para 18) and installing counterweights
a. Blocking and Tiedown Removal. Remove the
blocking and tiedowns as instructed in figure 5.
9. Inspecting and Servicing Equipment
b. Removal of Separately Packed Components.
Using suitable lifting device remove boom, boom
a. Inspecting New Equipment.
counterweights, and separately packed components.
(1) Make a complete visual inspection to
make sure the required tools, repair parts,
c. Removal of Crane Unit by Overhead Crane.
and publications are with the equipment.
Attach the necessary slings to t he hook of the overhead
crane and remove crane unit from flat car or carrier.
(2) Visually inspect the crane engine and
mounted components for missing items or
damage that may have occurred during
loading, shipment or unloading.
(3) Inspect wiring, fuel and oil lines, radiator
Be sure the overhead crane has a
and hoses, fuel tank, gages, instruments,
lifting capacity of 70 tons or over.
and lights for missing items- broken,
loose, or damaged parts.
7. Unpacking the Equipment
(4) Inspect the drain plugs, breathers, filler
caps and drain cocks to be sure they are
a. Unpacking. Crane accessories such a s lights,
secured and not leaking or damaged.
batteries and accessories are wrapped in waterproof
(5) Inspect air and hydraulic hoses and lines,
paper and packed in boxes. Use care in removing
and electrical leads for cuts, breaks,
cover from boxes; pull nails to remove boards. Gouging
with a bar might damage contents of boxes. The
or report any deficiencies noted and
remaining items are wrapped in waterproof and
corrected to field maintenance.
pressure-sensitive tape and stored in the tool box.
b. Servicing New Equipment.
Inspect the equipment against the packing list and report
(1) Perform the necessary daily preventive
all discrepancies to t he proper authority.
b. Removal of Protective Material and Devices.
(2) When the crane is received with new, dry-
Prepare the crane for inspection and for operating as
charge batteries, and electrolyte is packed
outlined on DA Form 2258.
separately, perform the following services:
8. Installation or Setting-up Instructions
The crane is shipped semi-assembled. Installation
or setting-up instructions consist of installing the crawler