Dealer Fabricated Tools
DFT1089 BARREL SUPPORT
Barrel supports are used to support the upperstructure
when removing the undercarriage.
CAUTION: Cutting tops off barrels that
contained flammable or explosive material can
cause serious injury or death.
Clean metal 55 gallon barrels of equal height with lids
removed. (Must be 34.5--35.5 in. height x 24 in. wide.)
1/2 x 4 x 24 in. 1020 CR Plate
B--1/2 x 4 x 24 in. 1020 CR Plate
1/2 x 4 x 12 in. 1020 CR Plate
C--1/2 x 4 x 12 in. 1020 CR Plate
One empty 3 lb coffee can or equivalent
D--1/4 in. Fillet Weld
Highway Cement (9 bag mix). Mix extra dry to aid
E--One Empty 3 lb Coffee Can or Equivalent
Insert hook assembly into barrel before cement is set.
Hold assembly in position, using a steel plate or wire, until
cement begins to cure.
Level off cement with top of barrels.
Cement must cure for a minimum of ten days.
The approximate weight of each barrel support is 545 kg
(1200 lb). The approximate support capacity of each
barrel support is 385 560 kg (850,000 lb).