4-24. SLING ASSEMBLY REPAIR - cont.
To prevent injury to personnel and damage to the equipment, u-bolt must be installed correctly.
Ring of lower sling must be positioned between legs of u-bolt as shown.
Install u-bolt (4) in spreader bar (6).
Nuts used to attach u-bolt are two different sizes. The thicker nuts are installed first, followed by
the thinner nuts.
Install two flat washers (3) and nuts (2) on u-bolt (3). Tighten securely.
Install two nuts (1) on top of nuts (2). Tighten securely.
(6) Repeat steps (1) through (5) for other end of spreader bar (5).
Figure 4-15. Sling Repair