INNER PONTON AND OUTER PONTON SEPARATION (Contd)
SEPARATING INNER PONTONS
All personnel must stand clear during lifting operations. Ensure
ponton foldlocks and travel latch are in good mechanical condition
and securely locked prior to lifting bay. Failure to comply may
result in injury to personnel.
Using transporter or suitable lifting device, raise ramp bay (1), position dunnage under inner
pontons (3), and lower bay (1) on dunnage.
Bay must be lifted from center of gravity (refer to loading and
movement of equipment TM 5-5420-278-10).
Ensure one short chain of sling is connected to the load receiving
pin at torsion bar end, and one long chain is connected to the load
receiving pin at opposite end.
Attach lifting device and IRB hoisting gear to outer ponton (2) at load receiving pins (4), and take
Tag hoses for installation.
Cap and plug all hoses and fittings immediately after
Disconnect hoses (10), (11), and (12) from quick-disconnects (16), (15), and (14) at inner ponton
Remove four screws (8), washers (9), two clamps (7), and hoses (10), (11), and (12) and loom tubing
(5) from mounting supports (6).