Figure 11-20.Ripper attachment.
Figure 11-21.Winch attachment.
The ripper attachment is mounted on the rear of the
dozer (fig. 11-20). The ripper is a powerful tool used to
break up compacted materials; to uproot boulders and
stumps; to loosen shale, sandsstone, and asphalt pave-
ment; and to rip up concrete slabs. After these materials
are uprooted or ripped, they can be removed easier by
NOTE: Care should be taken when turning with the
ripper teeth in the ground, because damage to the ripper
teeth and assembly can occur.
A winch is mounted on the rear of the dozer
(fig. 11-21) and is directly geared to the rear power
takeoff. This arrangement permits development of a line