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 and advance bridge halves.
PALLET BRIDGE REMOTE CONTROL LEVER RELEASE The two spring operated trip
levers mounted on pallet frame that function to actuate bridge upper and lower coupling locks
CARRIER The outer mounting bracket on each telescopic tube that functions to align and retain
bridge quarter during expanding, retracting, and advancement.
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 telescopic tubes.