REPLACE MAIN AND EXTENSION SCREED PLATES - Continued. --
REMOVE - Continued.
ALIGN EXTENSION SCREED PLATES FLUSH
WITH MAIN SCREED PLATE.
Lay a straightedge across extension screed
plate and main screed plate trailing edges.
Have second person use extension screed
height adjustment per TM 5-3895-373-10
and raise or lower extension screed until
extension screed plate is flush with main
Repeat procedure for remaining extension
CLAMP SPACER WEDGES BETWEEN MAIN
Screed halves are heavy and are secured
together and supported by main screed plate.
Do not remove main screed plates without
inserting spacer wedges between halves of
personnel injury may result from failure to
reinforce main screed halves.
A total of six spacer wedges will be required
to keep the main screed halves separate.
Place spacer wedge (10), with the large end
toward the front of the paving machine, in
between the two main screed halves.
Place the wedge at position A of the screed
Place second spacer wedge (11), with the
thin end toward the front of the paving
machine and with the tapered edge against
spacer wedge (10).
Use a hammer and drive spacer wedge
(11) against spacer wedge (10) until the
gap between the two main screed halves is
filled and maintained.
Install a C-clamp across the main screed
halves, securing spacer wedges (10 and
11) in position.
Repeat steps a through d, placing spacer
wedges in position B and position C of the
gap between the main screed halves.
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