REPLACE MAIN AND EXTENSION SCREED PLATES - Continued.
REPLACE - Continued.
Start paving machine engine. Refer to TM
5-3895-373-10. Raise screed from cribbing
and remove cribbing.
Lowering screed onto a misaligned
screed plate can break, bend, or
shear off threads of studs. Use
caution when repositioning screed
plate as required to ensure screed
and screed plate are properly aligned.
Lower screed per TM 5-3895-373-10 until it
is about 3 in. (76 mm) above screed plate
studs. Have a second person inform
operator when to stop lowering screed to
prevent damage to studs.
Visually realign screed plate as required.
Lower screed until base rests on screed
Shut off engine and remove key from
ignition switch per TM 5-3895-373-10.
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