a. Unlatch and remove the shipping case top.
Place latch clips in the down position to prevent accidental injury to the lower
leg or ankle.
b. Remove the accessory storage case and set it aside.
c. Unfasten the hold-down straps which secure the base of the operating table
to the bottom of the shipping case. Lift the operating table out of the bottom of the
The operating table weighs approximately 225 pounds. At least four people
may be required to remove it from the bottom case.
d. The foot pads should be in the raised position when the unit was removed
from the case. If they are in the down position, lift the U-handles to raise them. The
unit should now be resting on all four casters. Roll the unit to the desired location and
then depress the U-handles to lower the foot pads. The unit is now in its stationary
e. If used, remove the tape straps which secure the release pins to the operating
PREPARE THE UNIT FOR USE
Before operating the operating table, perform the following procedures. Refer to
figure 1-2 for an illustration of the major components.
a. Lift the back section of the table until the release pins can be inserted into the
holes of the V-shaped cast hangers and the pivot holes of the back link adjustment
b. Raise each leg assembly to the horizontal position. Use a ratchet assembly
to set the leg sections to any desired position.
c. Check to see if the drain plug is present and tightened.
d. Remove the filler plug and fill the base with water. Re-install and hand tighten
the filler plug.
e. Open the accessory storage case. Remove the head section.
Carefully observe how the accessories are placed in the storage case. The
accessories must be repacked in the reverse order that you removed them to
ensure that the accessory case lid closes properly.