Section I. OPERATING PROCEDURES
If equipment fails to operate, refer to the
troubleshooting procedures in Chapter
Controls and Instruments
information to insure proper operation of the pneumatic
instruments and their normal maximum reading or
position is illustrated in figure 2-1.
Operation Under Usual Conditions
The instructions in paragraph 2-2 through
paragraph 2-5 are for the information and guidance of
personnel responsible for the operation of the pneumatic
The operator must know how to perform
every operation of which the pneumatic rock drill is
instructions on starting, stopping, and operation of the
rock drill and coordinating the basic motions to perform
the specific tasks for which the equipment is designed.
Since nearly every job presents a different problem, the
operator may have to vary given procedures to fit the
Refer to paragraphs 4-1 and 4-2 for
installation and setting up instructions for the rock drill.
Preparation for Starting.
(1) Perform the before operation preventive
maintenance services (para 3-4).
(2) Connect the main air supply hose and attach
the safety wire as illustrated in figure 2-2.