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Plant Equipment - AP3036, Part 5 (1st Ed) & Part 6 (2nd Ed) - Lifting Equipment (became Part 5 (2nd Ed) - AL77)


(1st Ed) indicates that the Part/Section was in the original 1st Edition of AP3036.  (2nd Ed) indicates that the Part/Section was in the original 2nd Edition of AP3036, whilst the addition of AL? indicates which Amendment List, introduced this Part/Section following the original release of AP3036 (2nd Edition)

 

Le Tourneau Crane (Tractor Operated), Model AD3

Le Tourneau Crane (Tractor Operated), Model AD3

Description

The crane is illustrated above and is towed behind any class of crawler tractor.

This crane is extremely useful for any lifting work such as unloading and assembling machinery, bridge sections, for laying pipe lines, and for transporting heavy loads over short distances. It is fitted with large pneumatic tyres, so that it may be towed over rough uneven ground.

Data

Dimensions

  • Overall height, upright - 32 ft. 9 in.

  • Overall width - 11 ft. 10 in.

  • Overall length, upright - 25 ft. 10 in.

  • Length of boom structure - 30 ft. 6 in.

  • Maximum height, hook to ground, upright position - 30 ft.

  •  Horizontal distance axle, centre to hook with boom upright - 5 ft.

  • Distance, axle to tractor drawbar - 20  ft. 11 in.      

Approx. weight (less rope) - 6,760 lb.

Fitted with dual 13.50 x 20 in. pneumatic tyres.         

Lifting capacities

Radius-feet (Horizontal distance from centre of crane wheel to centre of crane hook)

Class I tractor - load in lb Class IV tractor - load in lb
5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

20,000

20,000

20,000

20,000

20,000

20,000

19,000

17,000

15,500

14,500

13,500 

12,500

12,000

11,500

11,000

10,000

9,500

9,000

8,500

8,000

7,500

8,200

7,600

6,800

6,200

5,500

4,900

4,500

4,000

3,700

3,400

3,000

2,800

2,500

2,300

2,100

1,900

1,700

1,600

1,400

1,200

1,000

As a safety measure, it is recommended that for continual operations the load be under 14,560 lb. 

 

Le Tourneau 40,000 lb Crane, Model M20

Le Tourneau Crane (Tractor Operated), Model AD3

Description
  1. The Le Tourneau 40,000 lb crane, Model M.20, is designed to be towed by and operated from a track-type tractor.  The crane cables are controlled by a power control unit mounted at the rear of the tractor. The crane is mounted on two low-pressure pneumatic tyred wheels so that it may be easily moved about.  Loads up to 40,000 lb may thus be lifted and moved.

This item of equipment appears to have been added to the 2nd Edition by the issue of AL3.

Data

Dimensions

  • Overall height, upright - 28 ft. 8 in.

  • Overall width - 9 ft. 3 in.

  • Overall length, upright - 22 ft. 6 in.

  • Length of boom structure - 30 ft. 6 in.

  • Reach, upright position - 3 ft 3 in

  • Length of boom structure - 20 ft.

  • Distance, axle to tractor drawbar - 24  ft. 11 in.

  • Lift - 20 ft

Weight (18.00 x 24 tyres) - 7,600 lb.

Weight (21.00 x 24 tyres) -8,400 lb.

Fitted with 21 x 23 (20-ply) or 18 x 24 (20-ply) pneumatic tyres.         

Lifting capacities (in lb)

Reach in feet Caterpillar Tractor types
D8 D7 D6 D4 or R4
3

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

40,000

39,500

36,800

33,600

30,400

27,200

24,000

22,400

20,800

19,200

17,600

16,000

15,200

14,400

13,600

12,800

12,000

40,000

35,00

31,400

27,800

24,300

20,600

17,000

15,600

14,200

12,800

11,400

10,000

9,400

8,800

8,200

7,600

7,000

20,000

17,000

16,100

15,200

14,300

13,400 

12,500

11,500

10,600

9,600

8,700

7,700

7,725

6,800

6,300

5,850

5,400

10,000

8,500

8,000

7,500

7,000

6,500

6,000

5,500

5,000

4,500

4,000

3,500

3,250

3,000

2,700

2,450

2,200

Note: The reach is the horizontal distance from the centre of the crane wheel to the centre of the crane hook

 

 

ACE 25/35 cwt, power winch, Type GPGS with Lister gasoline engine, Type G2

ACE 25/35 cwt, power winch, Type GPGS with Lister gasoline engine, Type G2

Description
  1. The ACE Power Winch is designed for general purpose haulage and hoisting; it is a self-contained and portable unit, and is powered by a 10/12 hp Lister 2-cylinder gasoline engine which is mounted, with the winch, on a channel frame.

  2. Power is transmitted to the winch through a chain-driven countershaft and cork-processed friction drive pinions; the countershaft provides two ratios through which, at the governed engine peed the load within the capacity of the winch or the speed of hauling or hoisting, can be varied, the higher ratio limiting the load but increasing the speed at which work can be done.

MT required for transportation -

  • Bedford Tipper

  • Ford Tipper

  • Austin Tipper

This item of equipment appears to have been added to the 2nd Edition by the issue of AL10.

Engine/Transmission Engine - Lister, Type G2, 2 cylinder, water cooled, petrol:  Capacity - 80 cu in:  BHP - 12 at 1,500 rpm (governed to 1,200 rpm)

Drive - Chains, countershaft and cork-processed friction pinions.

Chains - 

  • Primary Drive  - 1 in x 5/8 in pitch, 21 links
  • Final Drive - 1 in x 5/8 in pitch, 54 links

Countershaft - Two-speed,

  Primary Drive Final Drive Maximum direct load
  Engine C/shaft C/shaft Final drive shaft

No of teeth

25 19 17 76 25 cwt
19 25 17 76 25 cwt
Operating Data 25 - 35 cwt, direct load
Data (in working order)

Weights

  • Winch - 2,800 lb

  • Rope - 87 lb per 100 ft

Overall dimensions: -   

  • Length - 6 ft. 11 in.

  • Width - 4 ft. 1 in.

  • Height - 4 ft. 7 in.

 

 

Henderson 50 ft Derrick pole

Description
  1. The Henderson derrick pole is of welded lattice steel construction, and has a capacity of 3 tons; the pole, which is in three sections, is mounted on a ball pivot and is supported by five wire rope guys secured to the ground by steel stakes. Each rope has a turnbuckle.

  2. The ball pivot and the winch should be mounted on timber soles embedded in the ground and the winch sole suitably ballasted. Dependent upon the nature of the ground, it may be necessary to embed in the ground sleepers or baulks of timber in front of each guy rope picketing stake.

MT required for transportation -

  • Plant transporter

This item of equipment appears to have been added to the 2nd Edition by the issue of AL35.

Machine Specification Winch - Load 1 ton, hand-operated, double purpose

Pulley blocks - Single and double sheave combination

Snatch blocks - Single sheave

T-Stakes - 6 x MS size 4in x 4 in x in x 4 ft long.

Operating Data Rake of Mast - 10 deg (approx)

Derrick - Max load 3 tons

Pulley block - Max load 3 tons

Snatch block - Max load 1 ton

Height of lift - 45 ft (approx)

Ballast at guy rope stakes - 1 ton each (approx)

Ballast at kicking strop stakes - 1,680 lb (approx)

Ballast at winch - 1 ton (approx)

Technical Data (in working order)

Ropes

  • Guy ropes - Steel wire, 6/7, 1-5/8 in circumference and 80 ft long

  • Kicking strop - Steel wire, 6/7, 1-5/8 in circumference and 50 ft long

  • Hoist rope - Steel wire, 1 in circumference and 280 ft long

Weight - 3,920 lbs

Overall dimensions: -   

  • Height - 50ft. 7 in.

  • Rectangular space required for assembled plant - 144 ft x 118 ft (approx)

The dates of the various Amendment Lists are shown below: -

Amendment List

Date of issue

Amendment List

Date of issue

Amendment List

Date of issue

Amendment List

Date of issue

1

 Mar 1951

26

Nov 1951

51

Aug 1952

76

 Mar 1956

2

May 1951

27

Nov 1951

52

Nov 1952

77

May 1956

3

Jul 1951

28

Nov 1951

53

Mar 1953

78

May 1956

4

Jul 1951

29

Nov 1951

54

Mar 1953

79

Jun 1956

5

Aug 1951

30

Nov 1951

55

Mar 1953

80

 Jul 1956

6

Sep 1951

31

Dec 1951

56

Apr 1953

81

Aug 1956

7

Sep 1951

32

Dec 1951

57

Apr 1953

82

Aug 1956

8

Sep 1951

33

Dec 1951

58

Jun 1953

83

Sep 1956

9

Sep 1951

34

Dec 1951

59

Jun 1953

84

Dec 1956

10

Sep 1951

35

Dec 1951

60

Jul 1953

85

Apr 1957

11

Sep 1951

36

Dec 1951

61

Sep 1953

86

Jul 1957

12

Sep 1951

37

Dec 1951

62

Sep 1953

87

Jul 1957

13

Sep 1951

38

Dec 1951

63

Feb 1954

88

Oct 1957

14

Sep 1951

39

Dec 1951

64

Mar 1954

89

May 1958

15

Sep 1951

40

Dec 1951

65

Aug 1954

90

May 1958

16

 Sep 1951

41

Dec 1951

66

Sep 1954

91

Aug 1958

17

 Sep 1951

42

Jan 1952

67

Oct 1954

92

Sep 1958

18

Oct 1951

43

Jan 1952

68

Oct 1954

93

Dec 1958

19

Oct 1951

44

Feb 1952

69

Dec 1954

94

Feb 1959

20

Oct 1951

45

Mar 1952

70

?

95

Mar 1959

21

Nov 1951

46

Apr 1952

71

?

96

Feb 1959

22

Nov 1951

47

May 1952

72

Sep 1955

97

Apr 1959

23

Nov 1951

48

Jun 1952

73

Nov 1955

98

Jul 1959

24

Nov 1951

49

Jun 1952

74

Nov 1955

99

Nov 1960

25

 Nov 1951

50

Jul 1952

75

Feb 1956

 

 

 

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