e. Install two rear angle hammer guides to
b. Using Main Winch Hoist/Cable, raise Ham-
secure Hammer in leads.
mer slowly in Lead Sections high enough to.
allow sufficient clearance between the Hammer
f. Tighten all mounting hardware and secure
and the space that will be needed when the
with safety wire if applicable.
Adapter/Driving Head is in place.
c. Position the Lead section and Hammer over
the top of the Adapter and the Driving Head.
A Pile Driver is subject to constant vibrations
d. Lower the lead section to the ground, keep-
ing the Hammer raised and off of the Adapter/
These vibrations may cause bolts and nuts to
e. Apply slight boom pressure downward to the
To insure personnel safety and rigidity of the
Lead Sections to stabilize and secure to the
be installed and tightened.
f. Lower the Hammer onto the Adapter/Driving
Bolts with rounded heads, or damaged bolts,
g. Cable the Hammer. Adapter, and Driving
proper tightening can be obtained.
Head together by installing the short attached
Proper tightening will prevent lead sections from
cable through the Adapter and then through the
loosening during operation at the Adapter
Hammer. With cable in place. tighten clamps to
secure Adapter/Driving Head to the Hammer.
Driving Head, Adapter, and Hammer.
h. Hook auxiliary hoist cable to Hammer
starting device cable.
(6). ASSEMBLING THE ADAPTER/DRIVING
CRANE AND PILE DRIVER.
Ensure that Driving Head in upright on the
ground, with the Adapter nestled on top of it, as
Catwalk is installed onto fabricated brackets
previously bolted onto cab mount brackets.
Catwalks are made from 8' to 10' lengths of Outer
a. Raise boom to lift Lead Sections, containing
and Inner Sections. Total assembled length is
hammer, high enough to clear Adapter/Driving
adjustable by sliding outer sections over inner
section prior to Inserting pins to fasten sections
together. Rails and chains are added.