Section A. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF EQUIPMENT
7. Unloading the Equipment
a. Shipment by Tractor. When the hot oil heater is received by tractor, tow it to its destination.
b. Shipment by Rail.
1. Blocking and tiedown removal. The operator and organizational maintenance personnel will
remove tiedown cables, strapping, blocking, cribbing, and other items used for securing the
equipment during rail shipment.
2. Ramp Unloading Block the flatcar wheels and construct a suitable ramp at the end of the
railway flatcar. Connect a towing vehicle to the trailer, raise the swivel load jacks (Fig 2) and
tow the hot oil heater from the flatcar.
CAUTION: BE SURE HOT OIL HEATER HAS SUFFICIENT CLEARANCE BEFORE UNLOADING
c. Lifting Hot Oil Heater. Refer to Figure 6 and remove the hot oil heater from the flatcar.
WARNING: LIFT AND TIEDOWN MOUNTED HOT OIL HEATER BY TRAILER LIFTING AND
TIEDOWN ATTACHMENTS ONLY.
WARNING: DO NOT USE A LIFTING DEVICE WITH A CAPACITY OF LESS THAN 10, 000
POUNDS TO LIFT THE TRAILER MOUNTED HOT OIL HEATER. DO NOT ALLOW
THE UNIT TO SWING OR SWAY WHILE SUSPENDED. FAILURE TO OBSERVE
THIS WARNING MAY RESULT IN INJURY OR DEATH TO PERSONNEL
8. Unpacking the Equipment
a. Unpacking. The hot oil heater is shipped with protective material and devices.
b. Removal of Protective Material and Devices. Remove bands from the tool box, hose carrier,
electrical control box, fire extinguisher, and cable reel. Open electrical control panel and remove
desiccant packages; close box. Remove cap from bottom of the vent pipe. Remove wire from
stack hinge. Remove tape from liquid level gauge, brake hose assemblies, and 100 foot cable.