# SUBJECT

Chain Tong Operation

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Purpose:
The p!rpo"e of thi" proce#!re i" to o!t\$ine the "afe !"e an# operation of a Chain Tong%
Procedure:
1% En"!re correct "afet& gear i" 'orn:
• (ar# (at
• Safet& )\$a""e"
• Safet& Boot"
• )\$o*e"
% Se\$ect a chain tong of "!fficient "i+e for the ,o- at han#%
.% Before !"ing the tong chec/ chain for -ro/en \$in/" an# pin"0 han#\$e an# ,a'" for
crac/" an# that the teeth are c\$ean%
1% To 2a/e !p ,oint0 ho\$# tong 'ith right han# an# thro' the chain 32a/e "!re a\$\$
per"onne\$ are c\$ear4 aro!n# pipe anti c\$oc/'i"e an# catch the chain 'ith \$eft han#%
(o\$# the -o#& of the tong again"t pipe can \$atch the chain into the ,a'" 'ith no
"\$ac/%
5% (o\$# the tong "5!are to the pipe0 an# p!\$\$ the han#\$e "traight -ac/ a'a& fro2 the
pipe to engage the ,a'" onto the pipe%
6% T!rn pipe c\$oc/'i"e !nti\$ ,oint 2a#e7!p0 then p!"h the tong anti7c\$oc/'i"e to free
the ,a'"0 then !n\$atch the chain% Ret!rn tong to "torage%
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15. Too\$p!"her

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SUBJECT

Chain Tong Operation

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>% To -rea/7o!t ,oint !"e a-o*e proce#!re in re*er"e%
Note: Chain tong" "ho!\$# -e : P!\$\$e# !n#er har# ten"ion%
: P!"he# 'hen ea"&%
?eep chain" \$!-ricate# to pre*ent "ei+!re of the pin" an# \$in/"%
Chain tong" or pipe 'renche" 2!"t ne*er -e !"e# in high tor5!e app\$ication"0
3ie% <ina\$ 2a/e7!p or initia\$ -rea/7o!t4%
Ne*er 2o#if& chain tong"%
Ne*er increa"e the \$e*erage of a tong 'ith a pipe e@ten"ion%
Ne*er thro' tong" onto "tee\$ #ec/%
Sto' proper\$& "o a" not to fa\$\$ acro"" \$eg" etc%

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