4.14.3 Raising the Far Bank Seat
HYDRAULIC EQUIPMENT. OPERATION OF EQUIPMENT POWERED BY HYDRAULIC
PRESSURE IS HAZARDOUS. KEEP CLEAR OF MOVING PARTS.
HYDRAULIC PRESSURE. EXPOSURE TO HYDRAULIC FLUID UNDER PRESSURE IS
HAZARDOUS. IN THE EVENT OF A HOSE OR COMPONENT FAILURE, REMOVE ALL
FLUID CONTAMINATION FROM THE SKIN AND EYES WITH CLEAN WATER AND SEEK
On the chest pack, move the joystick forwards to lift the far bank support until the
upper jaw of the end of the last launch beam is at a convenient height for pin
extraction by the operative.
On the chest pack, use the joystick to select the BEAM DRIVE function. Make sure
the POWER and BEAM DRIVE captions on the chest pack display illuminate.
It may be necessary to drive the beam forwards or rearwards to aid in the removal of the
final stop pin.
Remove the pin from the launch beam final stop.
Attach a tag line to the handle at the rear of the launch beam when sufficiently
Raise the launch beam safety stop and hold in position until the launch beam stop
block is clear.
Do not overshoot the reverse drive such that the launch beam contacts the launch beam
safety stop. The control of the launch beam by the operation of the right hand joystick on
the chest pack is such that the beam can be decelerated before the launch beam contacts
the emergency stop. Failure to heed this instruction will lead to equipment damage.
On the chest pack, move the joystick rearwards to reverse drive the launch beam until
the safety stops lowers and just moves away from the launch beam roller.