6.Drum Mixer Set Up Procedures
(See Figures 2-1, 2-12, 2-13, 2-14 and 2-15)
The Drum Mixer must also be staked. Use the dimensions on Figure 2-1 and stake the right rear corner point of the trailer.
Position the trailer with the discharge chute over the slat conveyor (see Figure 2-13 ). Keep the Drum Mixer parallel to the
Position the drum mixer according to the site layout. The discharge chute must be centered
above the slat conveyor. The overlap should be a minimum of three inches.
Disconnect the drum mixer from the transport tractor.
Lower the screw jacks.
Position the hydraulic power pack and connect the two hoses to lift jack valves.
Connect the power pack to the power cable and turn unit on.
Operating the valves, raise the front end of the trailer by extending the front hydraulic levelling
Lower the four rear screw jacks. Install the pads.
Remove the bolts holding the landing jacks. This allows the landing jacks to slide up when
lowering the front end of the drum mixer.
Extend the two rear hydraulic levelling jacks, raising the rear of the trailer.
Install two braces on each of the four rear screw jacks. These are stored tor transport at the rear
end of the drum mixer trailer.
Retract the rear hydraulic levelling jacks until the rear screw jacks support the drum mixer.
Retract the front hydraulic levelling jacks and lower the front of the drum mixer until the screw
jacks are in contact with the ground.
Place a four foot level on the levelling pads located on the trailer and check that the unit is level
both front to back and side to side.