Hammer. (Do not use Chain)
c. Attach two tag lines to opposite corners of the
Lower Lead Section. These tag lines are used by
ground personnel to help in guiding the Hammer
Ground With The Fuel Tank Up. Raise And Place
into the leads when the Hammer is raised into the
The Lead Sections Vertically Near The Hammer.
To ensure personnel safety, when servicing the
Pile Driver, the superstructure must be locked
into position. Before any personnel are
dispatched to conduct service operations on the
Pile Driver, move Swing Brake Lock Toggle
Switch to the "ON" position.
(6). INSTALLING THE HAMMER IN THE LEAD
Ensure the two front angle hammer guides are
installed and the two rear guides are removed
Corners Of The Hammer To Guide It As It Is
before placing Hammer in lead section.
Raised Into Position Inside The Lead Sections.
a. Install headache ball to main hoist line with
d. Pay-in the Main Hoist Cable thereby raising
headache ball 20 ft. past lead tower to hoisting
the hammer off of the ground and upward into
eye at top of hammer (not starting device cable).
Chain is not recommended because links will
crack under the continual vibrations from pile
Do not attach a main cable to the loop in the
starting devise cable (rope) to lift the Hammer.
Use Hoist Eye on top of Hammer.