LOADING MACHINE ON FLATCAR CONTINUED
14. Turn battery disconnect switch to OFF position (WP 0004).
Allow exhaust pipe to cool before lowering. Failure to do so may result in serious burns to
Machines transported without proper safeguards may incur wind damage. Ensure all doors and
compartments are securely latched and secured against flying open. Failure to do so may cause
equipment damage in transit.
Exhaust opening must be taped closed to prevent wind from entering exhaust system and causing
turbocharger to spin, without the benefit of lubrication. Failure to cover exhaust opening may
15. Use duct tape (Item 20, WP 0033) to cover exhaust pipe.
16. Secure machine against vandalism.
17. Provide assistance, as required, to secure machine on flatcar bed with blocking and tiedowns in accordance with shipping
Figure 1. Railcar Configuration
END OF TASK