l N S T A L L A T I O N A N D O P E R A T I NG
Section l. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF EQUIPMENT
6. UNPACKING AND ASSEMBLY.
a. Remove the maintenance platform from the
b. Assemble the upper structure assembly (figure
2) and, with a suitable hoist, lift the upper struc-
ture onto the base assembly (10, figure 1).
c. Secure the hydraulic cylinder assembly (21,
figure 1) to the hydraulic reservoir with the hy-
draulic pivot pin.
d. Install the wheel assembly (paragraph 47)
and swivel casters (paragraph 46).
e. Connect the hydraulic lines (paragraph 36).
7. INSPECTION OF NEW EQUIPMENT.
a. Inspect hydraulic lines and fittings for leaks.
b. Inspect tires for proper inflation; if necessary,
inflate to 40 psi.
c. Inspect frame structure and welds for breaks
d. Inspect for, and tighten, any loose nuts or
8. SERVICING NEW EQUIPMENT.
a. Perform the before-operation services para-
b. Lubricate the maintenance platform in accord-
ance with instructions given in paragraph 22.
c. Fill the hydraulic reservoir (paragraph 35).
d. Perform preventive maintenance services
9. INSPECTION OF USED EQUIPMENT
platform in the same
manner as described in paragraph 7. Pay par-
ticular attention to any evidence of excessive wear
and broken , missing, or bent parts. Repair or re-
place excessively worn or unserviceable parts.
10. SERVICING USED EQUIPMENT.
Service a used maintenance platform in the same
manner as described in paragraph 8.
Section Il. MOVEMENT TO A NEW WORK SITE
11. PREPARATION OF EQUIPMENT FOR MOVE-
12. MOVEMENT TO A NEW WORK SITE.
If the maintenance platform is to be moved a
a. Secure the upper structure assembly (4, fig-
short distance, it can be towed with the hitch.
ure 1) to the vase assembly (10) with the two snap
Long distance moving
necessitates loading the
unit on a carrier (paragraph 50). After the move-
b. Raise the two immobilizing jacks (13).
ment is completed, the hold-down straps (39, figure
7) must be released. Remove the two bolts secur-
C . Attach the hitch (9) to the towtube (15) with
ing the hitch to the towtube and store the bar in
two bolts and nuts.
Section Ill. CONTROLS
14. IMMOBILIZING JACK LEVER.
This section describes, locates, illustrates, and
furnishes the operator with sufficient information
An immobilizing jack lever (1, figure 3), located
pertaining to the various controls provided for, in
on each jack at the front of the lower structure, is
the proper operation of the maintenance platform.
used to raise and lower the immobilizing jack.