(2). SPARE TIRE REMOVAL.
a. Remove ATEC crane spare tire from super-
structure and set aside. See index under Tire
Spare for page number of section on using hoist
An area with a radius of 25 ft will be needed
to lift and move spare tire.
to position the crane so that the Pile Driver,
Pile Driver components, and site where piles
(3). PLACING PILE DRIVER COMPONENTS.
are to be driven are within limitations and
a. Park crane into position shown in Figure 8
capacities of the crane being used.
and rotate superstructure so that boom faces
rear or carrier.
(1) NUMBER OF LOWER LEADS NEEDED.
b. Position crane so that rear is aligned with 1st
pole to be driven. Place Pile Driver Top and
a. Measure pole length and see Note to deter-
Lower Leads, Adapter, Driving Head, catwalk
mine total number of Lower Leads needed.
sections, and other components on planks
positioned on the ground at the rear of the
Note: When placing hammer assy., Hammer has to
be placed with fuel tank in up position using
cribbing to prevent fuel leakage.
Total Number of Lower Leads needed is
determined by length of pile or post to be
driven into ground. See text.
Sections. (Lower Lead Sections are
Ground Within A 25 Ft Radius.
Prior to assembling Top and Lower Leads
determine number of Lower Lead Sections
Add 20 ft to length of Pole (Pile) to be driven into
That number will be the required total length of
Assembled Top and Lower Sections that will need
to be assembled together.
Add sufficient number of Lower Lead Sections to
be added To Top Lead to meet or exceed that
Figure 9. Adapter On Top Of Driving Head
(i.e.,) Poles to be driven into ground are 25 ft long.
c. Place Top Lead Section, required number of
Add an additional 20 ft. = 45 ft total.
Lower Lead Sections, and Adapter plates on
Answer Top Lead Section Length is 15 ft. plus
ground in an approximate assembly position as
three Lower Lengths are 10 ft each = 45 ft total
length of assembled Top and Lower lead sections.
d. Place Left and Right Adapter Plates on
The total Is equal or more that the combined