3-21. GENERATOR SET REPLACE (MODELS WPES-10 AND H-9618-1) - continued.
Remove eight bolts (6) and flatwashers (6) from topside of generator mounting plate (7).
Weight of generator is 2850 pounds (1.5 tons approximately). To prevent injury to
personnel and damage to equipment, use proper lifting equipment, rated at 10 tons or
Attach hook of lifting sling to lifting eyes (8), making sure hooks point inward as shown
Attach guide ropes to guide loops on side of generator (9).
Lack of attention or being in an improper position during lifting operations can
result in serious injury or death. Pay close attention to movement of equipment
being lifted. Do not stand under generator, or in a position where you could be
pinned against another object. Watch your footing.
Always use assistants during lifting operations. Use guide ropes to move and
position hanging equipment.
Lift generator (9) from flatbed trailer (4) and, using guide ropes to keep generator level
and steady, move it to designated area. Lower generator and remove sling and guide