BANDSAW OPERATIONS - OD1646 - LESSON 2/TASK 2
BANDSAW MAINTENANCE AND TROUBLESHOOTING
Describe the procedures for troubleshooting the bandsaw.
Within a self-study
Within two hours
No supplementary references are needed for this task.
Lesson one provided a description of the uses of a bandsaw machine and the
proper methods for operating a vertical bandsaw machine. In the first task
of lesson two, maintenance procedures for three different bandsaw machines
were discussed. A thorough working knowledge of operational and maintenance
This task will discuss the procedures used for isolating
malfunctions (troubleshooting) for these three models of bandsaw machines.
When a problem occurs in equipment, from the failure of either a mechanical
or electrical component, it is necessary to understand how to isolate the
cause of the problem so that it can be fixed.
Troubleshooting is the
logical process used to isolate the cause of a malfunction by identifying
the symptoms, isolating the fault so that corrective action can be taken.