2-4. DISASSEMBLY OF MLC 60. Disassembly of the MLC 60 will be done in the reverse order of
2-5. ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE OF MLC 70.
The bridge may be received assembled, partially assembled, or in sections. Standby modes are
In case complete assembly is required (bridge was received disassembled in 4 sections), one method is
to assemble the bridge by sections starting with the near-shore end. This means joining the near-shore
male and female sections together by installing the diaphragm, braces, cylinder beam, cylinder supports,
and the scissor cylinder and by connecting the hydraulics. Join the far-shore male and female sections
together by installing a diaphragm, braces, and cable beam and by connecting the hydraulics. Refer to
a. Instructions for Using Sling. The sling, multiple leg, is made up of two lengths of chain
attached on one end to one master link. On the opposite ends of the two chains are two hooks used to
lift the male and female sections of the bridge. Refer to page 2-36.
Deck extrusions may be slippery. You could fall. Take care when walking on deck.
The lifting sling could strike you. Maintain eye contact with lifting sling at all times.
(1) Connect the master link (1) of the sling (2) to the lifting device being used.
(2) Insert hook end (3) of sling through lifting eye (4) located on bridge section (5). Ensure
hook is securely connected.
(3) Repeat step (2) for second lifting eye (4).
(4) When moving operation is complete, reduce pressure on sling by lowering lifting device,
disconnect master link (1) and two hooks (3) from two lifting eyes (4).
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