The machine should be located so that adequate space
Machine must be properly aligned before being bolted
is provided for your cutting needs. You will also want to
into position. Follow these procedures:
provide sufficient clearance around the machine for
maintenance and lubrication procedures, plus operation
(1) Release band tension. Remove band. Remove
of any accessories accompanying the machine.
post saw guard and table center plate, plus upper
and lower saw guides.
Floor area required for the machine itself is 40 inches
(1025 mm) by 73 inches (1850 mm). Maximum machine
height is 74 inches (1885 mm).
ALWAYS WEAR GLOVES
HANDLING SAW BANDS.
(2) Re-install band over each wheel.
maximum reading on tension indicator.
OSHA Regulation No. 1910.212 (B).
designed for a fixed location shall be securely
(3) Shim between base mounting pads and floor until
anchored to prevent walking or moving.
machine is level and weight rests evenly on all pads.
Check by tapping with bar or hammer.
(4) Post front should be parallel with lower keeper
block's machined saw guide mounting recess.
You will find a tapped hole in the machine head's upper
Check by placing spacer block - ground to exactly
surface. Screw a forged 3/4-10 UNC eyebolt into this
0.250-inch (6.35 mm) thickness -- in keeper block.
hole to lift machine into position, or for later moving it to
Place an accurate straight edge against spacer
Lifting by overhead hoist is
block and post. Use a feeler gage to check post
recommended. Machine weight is 1565 pounds (705
clearance and parallelism
to straight edge.
Clearance should not exceed 0.004-inch (0.1 mm) in
Carefully remove all protective coverings, strappings,
hold-down brackets, and skid. Check inside rear drive
housing for other removable brackets, extra machine
parts, or supplies placed there for shipment. Unfasten
power feed weight hold-down bracket (if accessory is
Use solvent to remove rust-preventive coating applied to
all exposed bare metal surfaces prior to shipment.
Inspect machine for broken or damaged parts.
Bring line circuit leads into electrical enclosure on
machine column. Refer to wiring diagram furnished.
Check air discharge nozzle for proper rotation of chip
Overload protection is provided. If machine is started
and stopped repeatedly and in rapid succession, the
overload relay may be tripped. Let relay cool a few
FIG. 1. ALIGN POST TO LOWER SAW GUIDE
minutes before starting machine.