Table 5.6 Launcher Components PMCS - A-Frame
a. Check that the hydraulic system rigid and flexible pipes Equipment is not
ready/available for use,
are undamaged and that their clipping is secure.
if damage or defects
b. Check that the folding cylinders (A) and the raising
are found while
cylinders (B) are secure and not leaking.
carrying out steps a. to
c. Check that the guide support rollers and hydraulic
motor (C) are undamaged and that they are free to rotate.
Check for excessive wear on bridge bearing pads (D).
d. Check that the upper and lower center beam joints (E)
are clear of debris and are not damaged. Check the thrust
washer thickness at the hinge points.
e. Examine the faces of the upper slide (F) for scoring.
f. Examine the faces of the stabilizer legs (G) for scoring.
g. Examine the slide frame mountings (H) for damage
h. Check that the bridge emergency stop (K) returns to its
stop position, when its handle is pressed and released.
i. Check that the spring has not set or become distorted.
Check for free rotation of the rollers and roller arm on the
bridge emergency stop.
j. Check the stabilizer feet (L) for damage and free
movement on the stabilizer leg foot pivot plate.
k. Check all shot bolts and locking pins for wear and
l. Check limit switches for operation and setting (M).
m. Check all components for damage to protective paint
o. Check the lower emergency stops for damage.