INNER PONTON AND OUTER PONTON SEPARATION (Contd)
CONNECTING 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 pontons. Failure to comply may
result in damage to equipment or injury to personnel.
Apply a light coat of grease to shims and shafts of eyebolts at
Using lifting device and IRB hoisting gear, lift outer ponton (1) and inner ponton (2) off dunnage
and place in position next to inner ponton (3).
Move inner pontons (2) and (3) together with lifting device until hinges at both ends are aligned,
then position dunnage under inner ponton (2) and outer ponton (1).
Install pin (4) on inner ponton hinges (8) and (9) with collar (5), screw (7), and new locknut (6).
Position two shims (18) between hinges (22) and (19), and install bellcrank (20) halfway in.
Position front collar (14) over shaft of bellcrank (20) and push bellcrank (20) all the way in.
Install front collar (14) on bellcrank (20) with screw (15) and new locknut (23).
Install connecting links (10) on inner ponton brackets (17) with two screws (21) and new
Connect cover (11) on bellcrank (20) with two washers (12), pin (24), and two new cotter pins (13).