Section V. - PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT OR STORAGE
Preparation for Shipment.
A suitable lifting device, of sufficient
capacity, (approximately 12, 100 lbs.)
must be available for disassembly,
packing and loading of the asphalt
melter on carrier.
Remove the drum sling (3, figure 2-12), and
hoist (2) from melter.
Remove the trolley (1) as follows:
Remove one cotter pin (figure 2-13), clevis
pin and adjusting collar.
Remove the side #1 from load bar and
remove the rest of trolley from trolley
Remove the discharge chute as follows:
Refer to figure 2-10, and fold the barrel
retainer onto the chute floor.
Pivot both legs with leg extensions up and
catch in the open bracket to secure for
discharge chute from the rear of the
melter and set aside in the work area so
as not to obstruct access to the rest of the
Remove the hand winches as follows:
Remove the wire rope clip (figure 2-11), to
release the wire rope from the door lift
Crank the winch to reeve the wire rope
onto the winch reel. Tape the wire rope to
prevent roe from unreeving.
Remove three nuts, lockwashers, flat
washers and capscrews and remove hand
winch from brake.
Repeat steps 1 through 3 to remove rear
Remove guard rails as follows (figure 2-9):
Remove capscrews (6), lockwashers (4)
and nuts (5) that secure left side rail (7),
front corner rail (8), front rail support (9),
right side railing (11), and latter railing
Remove capscrews (14), lockwashers (4),
and nuts (5) that secure rail supports (10
and 12) to the platform.
Remove nuts (2) and lockwashers (1) that
secure the rear rail corners (3) to the
Remove load platform upper structure as follows
Remove capscrews (7), nuts (2) and
lockwashers (3) that secure trolley beam
(5). Remove beam (5) from structure.
Remove capscrews (10), nuts (8), and
lockwashers (9) that secure cross beams
(1 and 4). Remove the cross beams (1
Carefully supporting each up-right support
(6), remove the capscrews (7), nuts (2)
and lockwashers (3) that secure the
supports to the platform. Remove each
support from platform.
Remove the platform as follows (figure 2-7):
Remove capscrews (3), nuts (4) and
lockwashers (5) that secure ramp brackets
(2) and load ramp (1) to the platform (13).
Remove the load ramp (1).
Remove capscrews (8 and 9), nuts (4),
and lockwashers (5) that secure the ladder
brace (10) and ladder (7) to platform (13)
and leg (6). Remove the ladder (7).
Remove capscrews (8 and 3), nuts (4),
and lockwashers (5) that secure platform
braces (12) to legs (8) and bracket on
storage tank. Remove braces (12).
Attach a suitable hoist to support the plat
form (13). Remove capscrews (8), nuts
(4), and lockwashers (5) that secure the
legs (6) to the platform (13). Remove the
legs (6) and extensions (11).
Remove capscrews (9), nuts (4), and
lockwashers (5) that secure the platform
(13) to the brackets on storage tank
standoff tube. With hoist lift the platform
(13) from the melter and set aside.