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The apparatus __ process is perhaps the most critical aspect of preparing an aerial device for use

Stabilization

2

Three common stabilizer configuration

Post type

box

A-frame, scissor, or X style stabilizers

3

Most new models of aerial apparatus are equipped with what is called a __ shift PTO system.

Hot shift

4

___ Terrain allows for maximum stability of the apparatus and for the greatest range of safe movement of the aerial device

Level

5

Are the most common stabilizers used on you were apparatuses

Box stabilizers Also known as H stabilizers

6

Stabilizer pad size

24 x 24”

7

Notes

Short jacking

Correction of lateral unevenness is possible on grades of up to 5%

Longitudinal grade position the apparatus for working off the rear

8

Maximum stability is achieved when the angle of the tractor is __° from the centerline of the trailer and Ariel ladders operated toward the outside of the angle.

60°

Not greater than 90°