(4) If there is no failure of the floor structural
Burn out unrepairable cross member and weld new
members weld joints, the container shall be con-
one in its place. If cross member is cracked or frac-
tured, it must be replaced.
4-8. Floor Cross Members. Cross members which
4-9. Threshold Plate (containers numbered less
are bent or dented must be replaced or repaired. When
than 12000). The threshold plate (Fig. 4-8) is secured
replacing a cross member, use extreme caution to
to the floor by bolts. If the threshold plate is missing
prevent the torch flame from burning the wood floor.
or is damaged beyond repair, do not replace, When