d. Disconnect water valve wrench retainer as
Figure 2-4. Water valve wrench retainer.
Figure 2-2. Disconnect hauling stub.
e. Set the water gauge indicator lever for the
amount of water to be discharged into the drum
f. Set up a barrel for the pump suction hose rather
than dropping hose directly into a ditch or water
hole. Provide an ample supply of water to mix the
concrete required to clean and flush the concrete
mixer after operation has ceased.
g. If the mixer is new, it will be necessary to prime
initial priming, the pump should retain enough
water to be self-priming.
Figure 2-3. Skip hook.
Section II. MOVEMENT TO A NEW WORK SITE
2-3. Preparation for Movement
a. Drain water from water tank.
. Connect retainer
of water valve wrench
on figure 2-4.
c. Remove all concrete deposits from the exterior surface of mixing drum.
. Connect skip hook
on figure 2-3.
. Loosen the adjusting screws
at the end
of each axle, spring
on figure 2-1.
f. Connect hauling stub
to fifth wheel
on figure 2-2.
g. For short distance moves, tow mixer at speed not to exceed 20 MPH. Load mixer on flat bed truck or
railway car for medium or long-distance moves.
2-4. Setting Up at New Work Site