PALLET MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES (Contd)
WINCH WIRE ROPE ASSEMBLY SERVICE
Skysol 100 cleaning solvent is combustible. Use mechanical
ventilation whenever product is used in a confined space, is
heated above ambient temperatures, or is agitated. DO NOT
use or store near heat, sparks, flame, or other ignition
sources. Keep container sealed when not in use.
Contact with Skysol 100 cleaning solvent may cause skin
irritation. Use chemical-resistant gloves. In case of skin
contact, remove any contaminated clothing and wash skin
thoroughly with soap and water. Wash contaminated
clothing before reuse. Eye contact may cause irritation,
tearing, or blurring of vision. Use face shield or goggles
when eye contact may occur. In case of eye contact, flush
eyes with large amounts of water for at least fifteen (15)
minutes or until irritation subsides. Inhalation may cause
irritation to upper respiratory passages. DO NOT have food
or drink in the vicinity. Failure to comply may result in
injury to personnel.
Wire rope may be frayed. Wear heavy leather gloves when
handling rope. Do not run hands on rope when applying
cleaning solvent or lubricant. Failure to comply may cause
injury to personnel.
Do not pay-out rope past working portion or rope will have
to be installed using pilot tool.
Perform steps 1 through 5 with bridge on pallet.
Operator will control winch using RCU, first assistant will
disconnect hook from bridge launch beam eye and pull rope
to end of pallet and second assistant will pull on cable until
hook contacts ground.
1. Using RCU, operator will pay-out winch wire rope (1) until hook end of rope
can be disconnected from bridge launch beam. Then continue to pay-out rope
(1) until hook (2) extends through center of launch boom and contacts ground.
2. Using clean rags and solvent, clean hydraulic winch wire rope (1). Refer to
3. Using clean rags, wipe dry hydraulic winch wire rope (1).
Ensure wire rope assembly is clean and dry prior to
applying oil and lubricant.
4. Coat cable thoroughly with lubricant. Refer to item 6, WP 0052 00. Remove