BANDSAW OPERATIONS - OD1646 - LESSON 2/TASK 1
(a) Loosen the air pump mounting bolts enough to move the pump and
remove the belt.
(b) Tilt the pivoted motor plate, and place a block under it.
(c) After the motor plate is blocked, the two drive belts can be removed
and replaced with new belts.
. The wheel bearings
are sealed and lubricated for life.
If it is necessary to adjust the band tension indicator, first loosen the
set screw clamping the wire leading to the indicator.
Then take all the
slack out of the band with the band tension control. Adjust the indicator
pointer to zero and lock the linkage arm to the wire.
A more accurate
calibration can be obtained by using a band tension measuring instrument.
The transmission should be drained, flushed, and
refilled after the first month of use, and then at least every six months.
It should be filled until the oil level is at the level of the filler plug
in the elbow.
Use SAE number 20 oil.
Check for seal leaks around the
Any rough operation, vibration, loud or unusual noises should be
It is recommended that the transmission be
returned to the factory for repairs.
Installing a new transmission
correctly is extremely important because of the careful alignment involved.
If the shifter plate has been removed for any reason, do not attempt to
operate the shift lever.
Maintenance Procedures for the Model 2614-1 Bandsaw Machine
Maintenance procedures for the model 2614-1 bandsaw machine include
lubrication of the head assembly, adjustment of the band tension indicator,
replacement of the wheel tires, adjustment of the wheel brushes, and
flushing the transmission. Maintenance of the electric motor is limited to
the manufacturer's instructions located on the tag attached to the motor.
Head Assembly. The wheel bearings are sealed and lubricated for life.
The upper wheel slide and the band tension screw are lubricated by grease
fittings. Occasionally, oil should be wiped on the