Wrong voltage on
A. Check your order or requisition to be sure machine has been wired for
B. Check Thermal Overload Relays in Switch to be sure they are of
causes loss of power
sufficient capacity for maximum load of motor.
and overheating of
A. Rotation of motor should be counterclockwise when facing shaft end of
hydraulic units will
not operate if
rotation is wrong.
3. INSUFFICIENT OIL
A. Check oil level in sight gage.
B. Oil capacity in reservoir is 7 gallons. Filler plug is located on top of gear
A. Use medium hydraulic oil in temperatures of 40 and up. Use light
hydraulic oil in temperatures below 400. In extremely low temperatures a
VISCOSITY OF OIL
very light oil similar to DTE light should be used.
Too heavy an oil
may cause sluggish
operation of saw,
Too light an oil may
leaking that may
affect operation of
1. WRONG BLADE. A
A. Use a six, four or three tooth blade.
dull blade or a blade
with an uneven set
B. Blade should be 1%4" wide or more. For maximum production use the
will not Cut straight.
widest blade available in each length.
C. Blade should be .088 thickness or greater.
D. Blade should be of high speed or molybdenum high speed steel.
2. WRONG TENSION
A. When placing blade in saw frame, take up slack by hand, turning 300314
saw tightened knob before tightening set screws. See Fig. 16.
permits blade to
B. After tightening set screws, make 2/2 full turns with 300314 saw tightened
twist or weave,
knob using tightened handle.
C. Look at under side of blade holder at joint of saw frame. It should be
tension will pull the
long enough to prevent blade holder coming through to strike the washer
ends out of blades.
that lies against the thrust bearing. Otherwise, proper tension cannot be
obtained. Also, check the condition of 400078 thrust bearing. See Fig. 16.
D. If a torque wrench is use, apply tension as follows: 13/4" & 2" wide blade-
-250 to 275 inch lbs.