Preparations for use
4.15 Transport and storage
Transport and storage
When carrying out any work on the machine, observe the general safety instructions
(Page 15) and the specifications contained in EN 50110‑1 regarding safe operation on
The packing differs depending on the transport type and size. If not otherwise contractually
agreed, the packaging corresponds to the packing guidelines for International Standards for
Phytosanitary Measures (ISPM).
Note the symbols which appear on the packing. These have the following meanings:
Checking the delivery
The components are assembled on an individual basis. When you take receipt of the delivery,
please check immediately whether the scope of the delivery matches up with the
accompanying documents. No claims relating to defects/items missing from the delivery will
be accepted if they are submitted at a later date.
● Report any apparent transport damage to the delivery agent immediately.
● Immediately report any apparent defects/missing components to your contact partner.
These Operating Instructions are part of the scope of delivery; keep them in a location where
they can be easily accessed.
Lifting and transportation
To safely lift and transport the machine, the following requirements must be met:
● Personnel operating cranes and fork-lift trucks must be appropriately qualified.
● If the machine is packed, depending on the weight, size and on-site conditions, lift crates
and transport frames using a fork-lift truck or a crane with slings. Use a crane or fork-lift
truck suitable for the load.
Do not use
SIMOTICS TN Series N-compact 1LA8
Operating Instructions 08/2017