How to Deploy a Guardian SmartFlagger (AFAD)

How to Deploy a Guardian SmartFlagger

 

A little background about the Guardian SmartFlagger (GSF) to start:

 

The GSF is the industry’s first and only SMART automated flagging assistance device (AFAD). The GSF (AFAD) allows you to fully control traffic from a safe vantage point within the site, increasing the safety of the worksite and the efficiency as well. You can control up to 4 locations within a work zone and can be used on 99.9% of jobs in your day-to-day operations.

 

Setting up your GSF (AFAD) is quick and easy, all you have to do is follow these simple steps:


Step 1: Fully extend the legs, screw the jack screws down until the wheels are fully off the grounds,

 double-checking the level bubble to make sure your GSF (AFAD) is level. Remove the gate arm.

AFAD set up how to

Step 2:  Release the shock absorber on the light head.

AFAD set up shock absorber

Step 3: Pull pin one on the left side of the GSF (AFAD) and lift the mast up.

AFAD set up

Step 4: Pull pin two to lift the light head up, this will engage the hidden pin three.

AFAD set up how to

Step 5: Pin 4 allows you to lift the GSF (AFAD) up.

AFAD set up how to

Step 6: Place the batteries in the holder on GSF (AFAD) and connect the GSF (AFAD) to the batteries.

AFAD batteries

Step 7: Pull pin 5 to move the gate pivot halfway up.

AFAD set up how to

Step 8: Turn on the GSF (AFAD) by pressing the button under the light head.

AFAD set up how to turn on

Step 9: On the gate arm, pull pins six and seven to unfold it.

AFAD set up how to flag

Step 10: Attach the gate arm to the GSF (AFAD) using the magnets.

AFAD set up how to attach flag

Repeat these steps for every GSF (AFAD) on your site.