Never use elevator erection sling to
(4) Attach stop hardware to horizontal tracks
raise structural member when sling
(18) of elevator assembly with two bolts (25), nuts (21),
is supporting member by frictional
contact only. Sling must go through
hole or be safely secured over
welded track tabs when lifting track
or brace. Elevator hoist operator
must stand inside tower while
operating hoist, to avoid being under
(2) Have two persons work simultaneously to
members being lowered.
remove elevator hoist cable from tower. Have one
climb tower leg B and the other tower leg C, each
When working on structural tower,
carrying a tag rope.
use safety climbing belts and hold
(3) Remove elevator hoist line from rope
tools and materials in proper
guide assembly (5), on crossover point of tower braces
containers. Pass tools and materials
No. 7 (4), on tower section No. 4.
by using appropriate containers or
(4) Tie tag rope to elevator hoist cable (2) at
point close to tackle block assembly (1) located on
(2) Top Elevator Tracks.
channel support assembly No. 1 (3) of tower adapter.
(a) Detach two splice plates (24) that
(5) Detach tackle block assembly (1, figure 5-
connect top track assemblies Nos. 1 (1) and 2 (16), on
tower section No. 4, to track assemblies (4) on tower
section No. 3 by removing eight bolts (18), nuts (19),
(6) With tag rope, lower tackle block
(b) Unfasten top track assemblies Nos.
assembly and hoist cable to ground. Remove tag rope.
1 (1) and 2 (16) from channel support assembly No. 1
(7) To remove hoist cable from tackle block
(17) by removing eight bolts (18), nuts (19), and
assembly, disassemble tackle block assembly, remove
hoist cable, and assemble tackle block assembly. Refer
(c) Detach top track assemblies Nos. 1
(1) and 2 (16) from track support No. 10 (2) by removing
(8) Wind elevator hoist cable (2) onto hoist
drum (17). Disconnect hoist power.
(d) Detach track support No. 10 (2)
(9) Remove six bolts (9), nuts (10), and
from tower legs by removing two bolts (12), nuts (13),
lockwashers (11) that connect elevator hoist mount
assembly (15) to elevator hoist mount (16). Remove
(e) With tag ropes and elevator
elevator hoist (8) and elevator hoist mount assembly
erection sling (25), lower top track assemblies and track
support to ground.
(10) Detach elevator hoist mount (16) from
(3) Tracks for Tower Sections Nos. 1, 2, and
concrete pier by removing four nuts (12), lockwashers
(13), and flat washers (14).
(a) If not previously removed, detach
f. Elevator Tracks With Tower Erect. Refer to
upper two splice plates by removing four bolts (21), nuts
(1) Preliminary Steps.
and 3, detach lower two splice plates in the same
steps before removing any tracks:
(a) Remove elevator assembly as
(b) Detach three track supports (3, 5,
and 6; 7, 8, and 9;or 15, 10, and 11) from tower legs by
removing six bolts (12), nuts (13), and lockwashers (14).
paragraph 5-10e, steps (1) through (7), above.
(c) With tag ropes and elevator
(c) Have two persons with two tag lines
erection hoist (25), lower assembly of tracks and
and elevator erection sling (25) climb tower to highest
supports to ground.
tracks to be removed. These persons will work together
to remove tracks.
rope guide assembly (5) is located at the crossover point
of tower braces No. 7 (4) in tower section No. 4. Detach
rope guide assembly by removing bolt (6) and nut (7).