Handbook of Loss Prevention by (auth.)

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The German unique of this instruction manual of Loss Prevention was once compiled through the process decades' paintings by means of the engineers of the dep. for Engineering Insurances, the scientists of the Allianz Centre for expertise and representatives of undefined. it really is in keeping with the loss adventure and useful loss learn experiences of­ the Allianz over a interval of greater than 5 a long time. The instruction manual of Loss Prevention is a complement to the technical literature from the sphere of engineering within the kind of a collective paintings comprising examples of wear to equipment and technical plant and pertinent tips on loss prevention. It hus ranks one of the acknowledged handbooks for engineers within the filds of making plans, layout, manufacture and operation. the nice curiosity and extensive acclaim in accordance the German variation of this guide through in 1972 make sure the normal goals of the Allianz in putting loss prevention in technical crops within the foreground in their provider to consumers. The English variation of the guide lower than evaluate right here allows this necessary engineering knowledge to be made on hand at foreign point, with the article of forestalling losses through the alternate of rules and adventure. The literature references were taken over from the German version in unchanged shape, with a view to carry to the atten­ tion of English-speaking specialists a bibliography, that is little identified open air Germany.

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Easily Understandable, Unambiguous Instructions Figure 46. A steel-reinforced concrete beam, weighing 85 tons and 40 m in length, was suspended on the hook of a mobile crane by a special suspension device. Even before starting the actual lifting operation, the beam tilted to one side and in its slanting position became caught in the suspension, sprang back and tore in web and flanges in several places. Figure 47. Similar cases of damage also occur when setting down steel-reinforced concrete beams if no measures have been taken to prevent lateral tilting.

With newly installed plant or machines, particularly with prototypes, a theoretical determination of the interval between overhauls is fraught with uncertainties, because relevant experience is not available. 2. Loss Prevention during Operation to carry out the/irst overhaul shortly before expiry of the warranty period given by the supplier. The condition of the machine established during this overhaul, together with experience gained with similar structural components, then makes it possible to decide on a realistic plan for future overhaul cycles.

Preferable to canvas or plastic coverings is a well-waterproofed top (sheet metal or roofing felt) for the crates. Delicate machine components and, above all, electronic equipment should be stored in closed rooms. The storage area must offer protection against rain, frost, water, heat, wind, dust and sand, as well as against insects and rodents. To prevent damage through condensation, bright metal parts require regreasing if they are stored for longer periods. Protective paint coats peel off and must be renewed.

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