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CFM56-7B Engine stand

  • The Multipurpose Engine stand is very strong and stable platform during on wing engine changing operation and transportation.
  • The Engine stand is mountable/dismountable from the transporter stand (universal base) and normally secured during transport at four positions on the transporter stand by means of locking pins.
  • The engine on the cradle can be protected from damage by means of an optional bumper bar assembly at each end of the stand.
  • The transporter stand is supplied with castor wheels and brakes as standard.
  • The Engine stand is provided with fork truck lifting facilities from either side, which can only be used when the cradle is separated from the transporter, and not when the cradle and engine are secured on the mobile transporter stand.
  • The engine cradle is attached to the transporter stand via four support/locking positions situated on the underside of each longitudinal box section. These are coincident with four brackets on the transporter stand, (which are attached to the transporter stand via shock absorbers), to reduce engine vibration.


Important Information

  • We strictly follow calibration and maintenance plan according manufacturers requirements.
  • Trunnions of the cradle are tested annually as a standard and carefully inspection after every usage
  • Locking pins are regularly inspected for wear and tear or jamming and replaced if necessary.
  • Regular examination of the cradle ensures serviceability of locking pins, swing bolts, nuts and trunnions exist for securing.
  • Storage of Engine stand in-house to avoid corrosion of the trunnions;

There are Qty 4 integral vertical stabilizing jacks situated at the four corners of the cradle frame, which when locked in the raised position enable the cradle to be used as stand alone work stand and also for removal from transporter stand by a fork truck.

  • Lift the cradle and transportation stand 400 mm using the transportation stand fork channels. Remove jack lock pins.
  • Lower the jack feet and insert locking pins into the lower lock pin installation holes
  • Remove the (4) pins locking the cradle to transportation stand.
  • Lower the cradle and transportation stand to the ground, the cradle will now stand clear of the transportation stand.
  • Make sure that the cradle fork channels are clear of any part of the transportation stand, if necessary by lowering the stand to its lowest position.
  • The fork truck can now lift the cradle using the cradles integral fork channels, clear transportation stand.
  • For installation of the cradle into transportation stand with a fork truck, follow these instructions in reverse order.
  • Overall length, including bumper bars, 550cm or 216 (in)
  • Overall width, to the outside of the ‘C’ support frame of the cradle, 250cm or 98 (in)
  • Transporter stand width, less securing rings, 244cm or 96 (in)
  • The weight of the transporter stand (the base only) is approx. 1134 kg or 2500 lbs 
  • The transporter stand can be raised from the floor with a forklift truck. These positions provide safe lift of the stand with a fork lift.
  • Wheel locks provide controlled stay/movement.
  • Towing speed of the stand during workshop & maintenance ground handling is limited to a maximum of 3 m.p.h. (5 km/h).