EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION (Contd)
PALLET EQUIPMENT FEATURES
PALLET The flatrack that functions as transport pallet and launcher for bridge assembly.
PALLET FRAME The welded steel structure that supports and contains component parts making
up the pallet.
LONGITUDINAL GIRDERS The two girders of pallet frame that serve as main support
TRANSVERSE GIRDERS The two support girders welded perpendicular to the longitudinal
girders that hold four telescoping tubes for spreading/retracting bridge quarters.
A-FRAME SUPPORT The welded frame member on front end of the longitudinal girders that
contains a hook bar for pallet interface with CBT, channel for interface with bridge launch beam,
pallet lifting eyes, and supports winch assembly and auxiliary hydraulic oil reservoir.
PALLET HOLD-DOWN BARS The two bars with hooks, mounted on the longitudinal girders of
pallet frame, designed to connect to CBT towing shackles for securing pallet to CBT during transit.