ì Do not leave the winch unattended with a suspended load. Equipment failure
and serious injury to personnel may result.
The clicking sound audible when lifting loads indicates that the brake is
functioning properly. If the clicking sound stops while the handle is being turned
clockwise, slowly lower the cylinder by turning the handle counterclockwise. Do
not operate the winch until the ratchet has been repaired or replaced.
Turn the handle clockwise to lift the cylinder. If you release the handle, the brake will hold the load.
To disengage the brake, turn the handle clockwise far enough to hear two clicks.
The brake will engage only when the handle is turned rapidly in the
Lower the Halon cylinder with valve upright onto the tilt rack assembly (or lower the nitrogen cylinder onto the
designated position on the base assembly) by slowly turning the winch handle counterclockwise while guiding the
cylinder into the desired position.
Disengage the spring hook from the lifting harness D-rings.
Secure the Halon cylinder to the tilt rack assembly using the tie down straps attached to the tilt rack. Secure the
nitrogen cylinder to the scale frame assembly using the straps attached to the nitrogen bottle support.
Remove the safety caps from the cylinders. Store the safety caps in the tool box.
Connect the nitrogen pressure regulator to the nitrogen cylinder.
Figure 2-5. Nitrogen Pressure Regulator Installation.