Table 5.12 Launcher Components PMCS - Forward and Rear Carriage
Equipment is not
a. Examine the rear carriage locking mechanism (A) for
ready/available for use,
if damage or defects
b. Check the carriage support rollers (B) for signs of
are found while
damage and for freedom to rotate.
carrying out steps a. to
c. Check the top roller rope guides (C) for independent
movement from the outer rollers.
d. Check the side rollers (D) for damage and for freedom
e. Check that the pulley blocks (E) are free to rotate and
that they are not damaged.
f. Check the operation of the shoot bolts (F).
g. Check that the top pulley carrier (G) is free to rotate.
h. Examine the bridge lifting slings (H) for small cuts to
the outer sleeve.
i. Check the security of the sling retaining pins (J).
j. Check the security and free movement of the carriage
k. Check the security of the winch rope termination pin.
l. Check the frame for damage and cracks.
m. Check all components for damage to protective paint
n. Check carriage rope wear pads.