BANDSAW OPERATIONS - OD1646 - LESSON 2/TASK 1
post, and the post should be run up and down through the slide block several
If it is necessary to adjust the band tension indicator, first
loosen the setscrew clamping the wire leading to the indicator. Then take
all the slack out of the band with the band tension control.
indicator pointer to zero and lock the linkage arm to the wire.
accurate calibration can be obtained by using a band tension measuring
When the wheel tires are completely worn out, they
should be replaced. This is accomplished by loosening the tire with a screw
driver and stretching it until it can be taken off. The wheel should then
be scraped clean. New cement must be applied before installing a new tire.
Wheel Brushes. Check the wheel brush (figure 41) occasionally. If it
is worn so that it is no longer contacting the wheel face, loosen the
adjusting screws and move the brush up to the wheel.
Replace the wheel
brush as needed.
ADJUSTING WHEEL BRUSHES - MODEL 2614-1.