c. Assembly of the Bridge Separated into Eight Sections - CONT
(30) Cables, Cable Beam, and Hardware Connections.
(a) Aline equalizer plate (1) with center hole of cable beam (2). Insert pin (3) through
equalizer plate and cable beam with handle to top as shown. Insert cotter key (4) through
pin (3). Place equalizer plate (1) between flanges of scissoring cable connectors (5).
Aline the holes in both.
(b) Install two quadrant cable retaining pins (6) through scissoring cables (5) and equalizer
(c) Install two cotter keys (7) through retaining pins (6) securing assembly. Flare ends of
cotter keys (7) to reduce the chance of loss.
(31) Tie Rods, Nuts, Washers, and Ramp Spacers.
(a) Install one flat washer (2) and one nut (1) on end of threaded rod (3). Slide threaded rod
(3) through either end of tie rod housings (4) or (5).
(b) Install ramp spacer (6) before
installing end of threaded rod (3)
through center area of housing as
(c) Install second flat washer (2) and
nut (1) on exposed end of
threaded rod (3).
Tighten two nuts (l).
Prior to exercising bridge, check FRH
fluid levels in launcher.