(b) Assemble the hook ladder (1, fig. 3-
13) and hook it over the inside of the staves.
FIRST INTERMEDIATE STAVE
Figure 3-12. Aligning staves.
1. HOOK LADDER
(b) Set stave (1) in position with its left
2. BOLT HEADS
seam outside the right seam of first stave (2). Use drift
3. STAVE JOINT CHANNEL
pins (3) in open bolt holes to aline stave. Install nuts (4)
only at every sixth or tenth bolt in the row.
Figure 3-13. Driving bolt heads into channels.
Install steel recessed washers on all
(c) As staves are installed, stand on
vertical seam bolts.
ladder (1) and fit all bolt heads squarely into the
As the remaining staves are installed,
All bolt heads must be fitted squarely
check carefully the position and
tightness of all radii, wedge, and strip
into stave joint channels to insure
proper tightening of nuts.
(3) Remaining Intermediate Staves.
(4) Last stave.
(a) Face the outside of the first
(a) To assist installation of this stave
intermediate stave and install three staves to the right of
(1, fig. 3-14), push all bolts (2) flush with gasket (3) in
the second stave or in a counterclockwise direction
chime at bottom to provide clearance for sliding in the
around the bottom.