Connect lifting slings or chains to D-rings (1)
at front of hopper.
Do not allow heavy components to
swing while suspended by a lifting
device. Exercise extreme caution when
working near a cable under tension.
Failure to follow this warning may
result in severe injury to personnel.
Two people should balance spreader
while the third person operates lifting
Using a suitable lifting device, slowly lift
spreader (2000 lb) until it is suspended from
D-rings (1) at front of hopper.
Remove blocking from under spreader.
(10) Slowly lower spreader to ground, then remove
lifting slings or chains from D-rings (1).
Lubricate bearings (Chapter 3, Section I).
Install transport truck and tongue on spreader
(para4-12) or Install operator's platform on
Install toolbox (para 4-27).
Section VI. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
General. This section contains requirements
and procedures for administrative storage of equipment
that is issued to and in use by Army activities worldwide.
The requirements specified herein are necessary to
maintain equipment in administrative storage in such a way
as to achieve the maximum readiness condition.
Equipment that is placed in administrative storage should
be capable of being readied to perform its mission within
24 hours, or as otherwise may be prescribed by the
approving authority. Before equipment is placed in
administrative storage, a current PMCS should be
completed and deficiencies corrected.
Report equipment in administrative storage as prescribed
for all reportable equipment.
Perform inspections, maintenance services, and lubrication
as specified herein.
Records and reports to be maintained for equipment in
administrative storage are the same as those prescribed
by DA Pam 738-750 for equipment in use.
A 10 percent variance is acceptable on time, running
hours, or mileage used to determine the required
Performance of applicable PMCS, as mentioned
throughout this section, will be on a quarterly basis.
Equipment is placed in administrative storage
when a shortage of maintenance effort exists.
Items placed in administrative storage should
be ready for use within the time factors
determined by the directing authority. During
the storage period, appropriate maintenance
records will be kept.
Preparation of Equipment for Administrative
Select the best available site for
administrative storage. Separate stored
equipment from equipment in use.
Covered space is preferred.