The devices are packaged by the manufacturers in accordance with the order and the climatic
conditions of the transport route in the receiving country.
In order not to damage open mounting parts (e.g. pipes and busbars), take the following
measures when removing the foil and the load securing devices:
● Remove the foil and load securing devices carefully.
● Remove the packaging immediately prior to installation. Protect the cabinets against dust
● Do not remove the safety instructions and center of gravity specifications from the cabinet.
Removing load securing devices
Fixing materials can come under tensile stress
If fixing materials are released suddenly during opening and people get in the way, this could
result in bodily injury or death.
Release the retaining straps before opening. Stay out of the way of the impact direction of
the retaining straps.
Improper removal of the load securing devices
The load securing device protects the cabinet from any damage. If you remove the load
securing device improperly, the cabinet may sustain damage.
Correctly remove the load securing device.
To extract the load securing device, proceed as follows:
1. Remove the retaining straps.
2. Remove the spacers such as wooden wedges, air cushions, etc.
Lifting the cabinet off the transport pallet
Use a crane to lower the transportation units from the transport pallets and transport them to
the installation site. Observe the guidelines described in the section "Transport with a crane."
Checking the shock and tilt indicators inside the cabinet.
Shock and tilt indicators are also located inside the cabinet. Check these as soon as you have
unpacked and opened the device. To perform the check, proceed as described in "Check shock
and tilt indicators"
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Operating Instructions 07/2015
until they have been commissioned. To do this, cover the ventilation openings and keep
the doors closed.
Preparations for use
4.4 Unpacking the cabinets