EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION (Contd)
PALLET EQUIPMENT FEATURES (Contd)
TRANSVERSE HANDLING UNIT The two telescopic tubes and rollers on
each transverse girder of pallet frame that function to spread bridge quarters
to roadway width.
PALLET BRIDGE REMOTE CONTROL LEVER RELEASE The two
spring operated trip levers mounted on pallet frame that function to actuate
bridge upper coupling locks automatically.
CARRIER The outer mounting bracket on each telescopic tube that
functions to align and retain bridge quarter during expanding, retracting, and
TRANSPORT ROLLERS The two rollers mounted on top of each telescopic
tube that support bridge halves when advancing bridge.
SLIDE PINS The spring-loaded round disks positioned on transverse
girders that enable telescopic tubes to slide under weight of bridge halves.
TELESCOPIC TUBE One of two tubes on each transverse girder that slide
transversely on slide pins by means of separate expanding cylinders.
EXPANDING CYLINDER The hydraulic cylinder on each of the four