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Operator Training - K-Tec ADT Scraper - Starting

This knowby covers the starting procedure for operating a K-TEC ADT scraper behind a Volvo articulating dump truck.

This knowby covers the starting procedure for operating a K-TEC ADT scraper behind a Volvo articulating dump truck.

1

Get in the power unit seat and make sure all the controls are within comfortable reach.

2

Make sure you know how to operate the joystick between different functions. Make sure that all the functions correspond to the joystick operators label.

3

Inspect your cutting edge before operating. If the cutting edge is worn, unbolt the cutting edge and lower it into the lower bolt hole position.

4

For optimal scraper usage 35 psi for the rear and middle tires and 40 psi for the front tires is effective on 40-ton trucks.

5

If the windows are dirty get out and clean them. No one can be productive when they cannot see what they are doing.

6

Start the engine and place the power units transmission in the working gear.

7

Drive to the cut area. The cutting edge on the earth mover should be approximately 8 inches or 20 centimetres off the ground when traveling to the cut area.

8

The gate should have an approximate 18 inch or 45 centimetre opening before you reach the cut area. Make a reference point on the scraper from the gate to the C-frame before starting out and always place it there when traveling to the dump area and back to the cut area.