CCE - IHC Paystar F5070
Dump Truck, 6x4, 71,000 GVWR
Dump Body OSHA Maintenance Struts.
Supports-20 Ton Dump Truck, Model 5070
15. SUBJECT OF SUGGESTION (Enter if Items 10B is "X'd")
16. SUGGESTION NUMBER
(Enter if Item 10B is "X'd)
17. DESCRIPTION (Describe the Current Situation and your Suggestion for Change or improvement. Include where and how it can
be used, and identify estimated tangible/intangible benefits which would result from adoption.)
I suggest that a 1/8 inch cable be attached to the dump bed supports and through the under portion of the bed of the
new 20 ton dump trucks, model 5070, to allow the supports to be raised without the driver crawling under the dump,
bed. Present practice of supporting the dump beds in the raised position overnight means that the operator must
raise the bed to full height, get out of the cab and under the raised dump bed, and raise and lock the dump bed
supports in position so the bed can then be lowered. It is only natural that the operator leaves the engine running
while doing this. The vibrations caused by an idling diesel engine are sufficient to cause the dump lever to fall to the
lowering position, or in case of a hydraulic failure, the weight of the dump bed would crush the operator between the
bed and the dual wheels.
SUGGESTION FINISHED? Refer to Instruction Numbers 2 & 3 on reverse side of this set.
NEED MORE SPACE? Reverse entire set. Pull out ling carbons. Reverse and reinsert long carbons. Continue under Item 16.
DA FORM 1045
REPLACES EDITION OF 1 AUG 67, WHICH IS OBSOLETE.
1 Sep 72