INSPECT - Continued.
INSPECT SHAFT FOR SCORING AND WEAR.
cylinder flow divider shaft is shown.
Procedure for inspection is the same
for tow point flow divider shaft.
Visually inspect shaft (28), bearing surface E, for
Run your fingernail along shaft bearing surface E
and feel for excessive wear.
Inspect dowel key slots G and metal ball sockets
H for nicks or damage that would affect
installation of dowel keys (30) and metal balls
Inspect dowel keys (30) and metal balls (31) for
nicks, dents, or misshapening that would affect
the installation of the slide gears. Replace any
damaged dowel keys or metal balls.
If auger/conveyor flow divider or valve and
cylinder flow divider shaft is being inspected,
replace shaft if scoring or excessive wear is
If tow point flow divider shaft is being inspected,
replace entire flow divider if scoring or excessive
wear is detected.
INSPECT BEARINGS FOR ROUGHNESS AND
Insert shaft (28) in end plates (20), seating shaft
on bearings (26).
Turn shaft (28) by hand in end plates (20) and
spacer plate. Feel for roughness or wear on
If bearings turn rough or feel excessively worn,
replace end plates (20) or spacer plate.
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