Your saw is an extremely simple machine to operate. However, there are just a few general
instructions which should be followed. All Saws are completely wired, ready to run. However,
when connecting reversible motors, be sure crank disc is revolving in counter-clockwise direction
as shown by the arrow.
Oil each hole daily except the motor. Do not drop the saw blade on the work.
HYDRAULIC INITIAL START UP PROCEDURE
gauge. Use heavy pressure for bar stock, etc. Use
lighter pressure for sawing thin-wall alloy stock, use a
Before using machine for first time, check hydraulic
high feed pressure, but the slow feed rate. Do not
reservoir for proper oil level as indicated on oil sight
exceed 400 lbs.
gauge. Fill oiler on saw frame with #10 non-detergent
machine oil. Lubricate all lubricator points for the
VARIABLE FEED RATE CONTROL. The feed rate
hydraulic system, use # 30 hydraulic oil.
control is to be used in conjunction with feed pressure
ADJUSTABLE BRONZE GIBS. Guide bar operates on
bronze gibs in saw frame. Gibs may be adjusted by
Common sense machining practice will yield the most
take-up screws in the saw frame to compensate for wear
successful cost efficient cut. Refer to the section in the
and to maintain proper alignment. The bronze gibs are
manual on "How to Select and Use Power Hack Saw
easily and inexpensively replaced. TEN HOUR CHECK.
Blades" for further information.
After the new saw has been in operation for about ten
hours, the bronze gibs should be tightened to
FOR ANGLE CUTTING. Simply swivel the vise up to
compensate for normal wear in of the machine.
45-degrees and tighten, or use the "Quick--Set" Angle
Vise Block which automatically provides a 45 degree
HYDRAULIC LIFT is standard equipment on all Hy-Duty
Power Hack Saws.
This hydraulic lift mechanism
automatically lifts blade on return stroke. Blades last
VARI-SPEED DRIVE provides infinite adjustment of
longer, run cooler and cut better.
cutting speed from 65 to 170 strokes per minute.
VARIABLE FEED PRESSURE CONTROL. Simply turn
knob on the side of the manifold block to obtain the
corresponding pressure on the pressure
1. Under normal operation.
experience surging In the hydraulic system,
this is air working Its way out of the system.
2. Periodically oil all lubrication points.
1. Motor runs, saw frame will not move.
Check for broken belts.
2. Machine leaks oil.
Check all fittings for leakage.
3. Saw frame will not feed up or down.
Check power source for hydraulic solenoids, fuse blown
4. Coolant pump fails to operate.
Check coolant level in tank, shut machine down, let
machine cool off.
5. Saw frame stalls in cut.
Check for worn belt, excessive feed pressure.
Replace relief valve, check for dirt in hydraulic system,
6. Gauge will not respond to adjustment.