The Earth Auger has three identification plates. -
Manufacturer's nameplate. Mounted on the rear of the skid, specifies model number, capacity, NSN,
auger serial number, engine serial number, and contractor number.
Shipping data plate. Mounted on the front left side of the accoustical panel. It gives model number,
information concerning lifting points, and lift eye capacity.
Operational procedures data plate. Located on the rear of the accoustical panel directly below the
hydraulic filter. Provides data for operating auger controls. Also gives instructions concerning strainer,
filters, and packing nuts.
FIGURE 1-3. IDENTIFICATION DATA