c. Assembly of the Bridge Separated into Eight Sections - CONT
(c) Cease launcher operation. Leave hydraulic connections attached
(28) Equalizer Plate, Scissoring Cables, and Attaching Hardware.
Working with the cables, equalizer plate, scissor cylinder, and attaching hardware provides the chance of
injury by crushing. Personnel may be injured if a component slips or is dropped. Keep fingers, hands,
arms, and legs clear when possible.
It is critical that attention be paid to the rotation of the cable strands. (see Details A and B). Ensure the
cables are connected as shown. Failure to do so can result in the cables riding up on the grooved rims of the
cable lays of the quadrant damaging the quadrant and possibly dropping the bridge.
(a) Mate assembled equalizer plate (2) to the rod end of scissor cylinder (10). Pin in position with equalizer
plate pin (11).
(b) Insert right scissoring cable (1) (note strand rotations) between the separated plates of equalizer plate
(2). Secure in position by placing socket bolt (3) through the top half of the equalizer plate, through the
eyelet of scissoring cable (1) and out through the base of the plate (2).
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