PREPARATION FOR USE AND SHIPMENT
Preparation For Use: To prepare the CT-1 Commercial Trailer for use, proceed as follows:
Use extreme care If "manhandling" trailer is contemplated, the tow
eye end of the trailer is heavy
Position, set and lock towbar jack
Position and set parking brakes.
To deprocess the CT-1 Commercial Trailer, refer to applicable DA Forms 2256, Preservation and
Depreservation guide for Vehicles and Equipment.
Pay particular attention to wet hub area, make certain hubs are not leaking.
Inspect trailer unit for damage to the air/hydraulic system, lose fittings or lose or missing hardware. Replace
damaged items as required.
Inspect trailer unit electrical system for damage to, or malfunction of unit electrical system, loose fittings,
broken wire, abrasions, burned out light bulbs or inoperable lights. Repair or replace damage items as required.
GENERAL: The CT-1 Commercial Trailer is designed to be used with either military or commercial hauling units
within the 2 to 5 ton weight category
OPERATION The CT-1 Commercial Trailer was designed to provide the user a heavy duty trailer unit within the
5000 lb maximum gross weight axle range The trailer unit frame is of an all welded steel construction which incorporates
the capabilities of a dual 12v and 24v lighting system and a air/hydraulic brake system which is serviced by service air and
emergency air input furnished by the tow vehicles. Support to the towbar end is furnished by movable, sidewind, 3000 lb
capacity towbar jack which has a self alighning mud pad.
Prior To Operation- Prior to using the CT-1 Commercial Trailer, perform the following procedure.
Performs all inspections checks, and services required. Refer to Section V, Paragraph 5-2.
The Towbar end of the Trailer is heavy, extreme care shall be used when attaching trailer to towing vehicle.
(1). Attach trailer to towing vechicle.