b. When water is added, check for leakage at the drain plug.
c. Raise the column to the full up position. Check the column to make certain it
is clean and properly lubricated.
d. Check the stability of the unit with the foot pads down. Then, raise the foot
pads and check the clearance between each raised caster wheel and the floor. It
should be 1/8th inch. If not, the clearance can be adjusted by grasping the pad and
turning the jack shaft into or out of the base.
e. Insert each handle assembly. Operate each section of the table top to ensure
There are nine table positions and articulations (see figure 1-3). Figure 1-4
shows the controls of the operating table. Use the following procedures to operate the
controls of the operating table.
a. Foot Pad Control. Use the U-shaped pedals located on the four corners of
the base to raise and lower the foot pads.
Ensure that when the pedals are down, the foot pads rest on the floor.
(2) Ensure that when the pedals are up, all four casters clear the floor by
approximately 1/8 inch.
b. Elevation Control. Adjust the height of the operating table by engaging the
long Trendelenburg handle in the head end of the base.
Turn the crank clockwise to raise the table.
Turn the crank counterclockwise to lower the table.
c. Trendelenburg Control. Adjust the Trendelenburg by placing the long
Trendelenburg handle in the drive screw control.
Turn the crank in the counterclockwise direction to adjust the head
Turn the crank in the clockwise direction to adjust the head up.