LOADING/UNLOADING ISO CONTAINER WITH M3 CROP FROM PLS TRUCK.
One M3 CROP weighs 3,800 lbs (1,724 kg) and the M3 CROP (S/N SC09001 and
up) weighs 3,730 lbs (1,692 kg). Six M3 CROPs weigh 22,800 lbs (10,342 kg) and
six M3 CROPs (S/N SC09001 and up) weigh 22,380 lbs (10,152 kg). Ensure all
personnel stand clear of CROP when CROP is being moved. Failure to comply may
result in severe injury or death to personnel.
Always lift a stack of CROPs by connecting lifting device to the bottom CROP. Fail-
ure to comply may result in severe injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
Attempting to load stack of CROPs or a loaded CROP in ISO container requires
extreme care to prevent damage to equipment. Clearance between the ceiling of the
ISO container and top of the load and inside walls of the ISO container and each side
of CROP is designed to be close, requiring at least one ground guide to assist during
the difficult insertion procedure.
Ensure web straps securing stack of CROPs are removed prior to insertion into an
ISO container. Failure to comply may result in damage to web straps during insertion
A stack of six CROPs is the maximum that can be loaded into an ISO container.
The use of ramps during loading/unloading process is optional.
Prepare ISO container by opening ISO container doors (1) and securing them in the open
Ensure web straps securing stack of CROPs are removed prior to insertion into an ISO