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Annual and Five Year Certifications and Inspections for Ladder Trucks

Publication Date
01/08/2019 07:43 AM EST
Closing Date
02/27/2019 11:00 AM EST
Issuing Organization
City of Baltimore
Solicitation Number

Specifications include, but are not limited to: A. Visual Inspection; A complete inspection of: 1. Outriggers; Pads, structure, welds, bolts, hoses, fittings, cylinders, check valves, pins andretainers. 2. Chassis; Truck frame, aerial sub-frame/mounting, suspension, PTO, brake hoses, hydraulic components, electrical components, brake lock assembly, steering components, exhaust system and cooling system. 3. Pedestal; Mounting bolts/welds, pedestal structure, attachment welds/pins, hydraulic swivel joint, hydraulic components, swing drive gear box/mounting bolts, backlash between swing pinion/bull gear and electric collector ring/brushes. 4. Rotation Bearing; Upper/lower bearing attachment weld/bolts and vertical movement of bearing. Proper torque on accessible bearing bolts. 5. Turntable; Turntable structure, hydraulic components, lower control operation, extension winch/motor mounting, spotlights and intercom. 6. Lower Boom; Boom structure, welds, lower boom lift cylinders/attachment, hydraulic components/lines, leveling cables/rods, upper/extend cylinder/attachment, boom rest-supports, tie down straps, boom extension roller assembly and wear pads. 7. Elbow Area; Elbow structure, hydraulic hoses and leveling cables. 8. Upper Boom Extension; Boom structure, welds, leveling cables/rods, wear pads and hydraulic lines/components. 9. Platform; Mounting bracket/bolts, leveling system, platform exterior condition, platform control operation and hydraulic lines/components. 10. Ladder and Extension Sections; Base, Second, Third, Fourth and Fly; Inspect rails, rungs, lacing, hand rails for, structural welds, dents and gouges, extension roller assemblies, wear pads/babbitt slides, cables/chains, bed lock lubrication. Extension lock operation, pawls, springs and lubrication. Cylinder shut-off safety valve operation and leakage. Pin joint condition. 11. Fifth Wheel; Pivot pins, mounting bolts and lower mounting housing. 12. Tiller; Steering gearbox/attachment, steering elements, signal to cab and suspension components. 13. Waterway; Waterway components, attaching brackets, see optional pressure test. 14. General; Load rating chart, electrical hazard placards and upper/lower control placards.

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