This task covers:
a. Load Test
b. Follow-On Maintenance
Wheels chocked, (TM 9-2320-364-10)
Crane erected, (TM 9-2320-364-10)
Tools and Special Tools
Protractor, Magnetic (Item 170, Appendix F)
Test weight, 3890 to 3910 lbs. (1766-1775 kg)
Test weight, 4280 to 4300 lbs. (1943-1952 kg)
16-32. CRANE LOAD TEST.
Do not stand under crane. Mechanical failure and operator error can cause injury or death
Swing boom (1) so that hoist hook block (2) is on right side of truck.
Telescope boom (1) out completely.
Attach inclinometer parallel to boom (1) on underside of boom.
Operate boom (1) so that inclinometer indicates 0 degrees.
Raise boom so that inclinometer indicates 5 degrees and remove inclinometer from boom.