Seriousinjury canloccurwhen lifting. Whenan itemcannotbe lifted with ease.
Use two or more people or a liffing
\device with a lifting
capacity of at least 3--tons
to handle tank. Do not allow\ unit to swing\\ back and forth while\ hanging in the air.
Load tank oil trailer before filling.
should be taken in
filling, tanks to avoid exceeding cross-country
payload limits of transporting
While tank is suspended in the air, route cable assembly (5, Figure 4-5)
through guide (7) and connect cable assembly, (5) to the tank's bottom loading, valve control lever\
(6) and temporarily
secure for safety. Other end will be connected at a later time.
Tank, Bottom Loading Valve Cable Connection.
The tank Must be oriented with the Tank bottom loading valve\
facing toward the rear (Aft) of the trailer.
Orient and position tank (2) on flatbed and move mounting
angles inboard so
the angles are flush against the sides of the tank skids. Keeping mountina
angle parallel to trailer
edge, as much as possible, retighten its hardware.
Align tank snugly against the secured angle,
moving the other mounting
angle with it. See Figure 4-6.
Tank Placement and Tie-down