Do not pull latch rope at any time while hammer
is in operation. Engagement of the starting
device while Hammer is in operation will cause
Prior to starting the hammer engine and while
damage to the ram and starting device.
the pile driver is running, each person, including
the crane operator, who is within a 50 ft. radius
d. The Crane operator uses the auxiliary hoist to
of the crane footprint, must wear a hearing
raise the ram to the top of its stroke. The
operator should raise the ram slowly. Do not
raise the ram too far above the top of its stroke
This distance is shown on decals located inside
as this will raise the entire hammer off the top
each cab and above the engine hood on each
of the pile.
side of the crane carrier.
The hammer engine starting device is an off-
Do not raise the hammer off the pile. The
center linkage mechanism designed to engage
starting device cable must not be used to lift the
with a machined shoulder on the ram for lifting
hammer. To lift the Hammer, use the lifting eye
the ram and starting the hammer.
It consists of a lifting lever, locking lever. a
release lever, and a latching block.
A wire rope is connected to the housing and
extends upward through two guide rollers
mounted on the cylinder head.
(1). ENGAGE STARTING DEVICE (See Figure
a. Raise auxiliary hoist line to snug position.
b. Have ground guide pull down on and hold
the latch rope. The crane operator will lower
auxiliary cable to within 6 to 12 inches above
the hammer until the lifting lever latches with
c. Ground guide can now release the latch rope.
To Raise And Lower Hammer/Adapter/Driving
3/4 movement of the fuel pump rack opening.