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Using Lifting Rods - Siemens SINAMICS SM120 Operating Instructions Manual

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4.3 Transport
Standing under suspended loads
If the lifting gear or load suspension devices were to fail, the transport unit/cabinet could fall.
This can result in death, serious injury or material damage.
Do not stand underneath or near to a raised load.
Observe the following points for safe transport:
● When using a crane to transport the equipment, keep to the permissible lifting capacity.
● If the cabinet center of gravity is off-center, use suitable and undamaged suspension
● If the cabinet has eye hooks, use them. In such cases, do not use any lifting rods.

Using lifting rods

When transporting by crane, note that the force is applied via the transport rails attached to
the bottom of the cabinet.
Inadequately dimensioned lifting rods
Inadequately dimensioned lifting rods are liable to bend or break. The drive could drop off the
crane. This can result in death, serious injury or material damage.
Use suitable lifting rods for transporting. The weight of the cabinet is indicated on the rating
Improper lifting
If the transport unit is lifted incorrectly, this can damage the decorative trim, cabinet doors,
or fans.
Protect the cabinet and protruding parts against damage.
Always lift the transport units with the appropriate spreading devices or hoisting tackle.
Carefully observe the center of gravity.
equipment, e.g. a cross beam. The lifting beam reduces the pressure on the device and
prevents damage.
Operating Instructions 07/2015


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