REPLACE CONVEYOR DRAG PLATES AND ENGINE INSULATION PAN - Continued.
REPLACE - Continued.
REPLACE FRONT CONVEYOR DRAG PLATE.
Lift cover flap (4).
Front conveyor drag plate weighs 80 lbs (36
kg). To avoid personal injury, ensure two
persons are used for replacing drag plate.
Failure to do so may cause a serious injury.
When front conveyor drag plate is installed,
ensure the leading curved edge of the drag
plate is toward the front of the paving
machine and facing downward.
Slide front conveyor drag plate (5) over front
of the paving machine onto main frame
supports (6). Ensure the leading curved
edge of the drag plate is toward the front of
the paving machine and facing downward.
Align cap screw holes on front conveyor
drag plate (5) with cap screw holes on main
frame supports (6).
Thread locking compound can cause eye
damage. Wear safety goggles/glasses when
using. Avoid contact with eyes. If
compound contacts eyes, flush eyes with
water and get immediate medical attention.
Apply thread locking compound (Item 13,
Appendix B) to threads of socket head cap
Insert socket head cap screws through front
conveyor drag plate (5) and into main frame
Install flat washers (2) and hex nuts (1) onto
socket head cap screws (3) from beneath
Tighten hex nuts (1) to 37 lb-ft (50 Nm).
Install conveyor chain assembly per paragraph 2.61.
Remove cribbing and jacks per TM 5-3895-373-20.
END OF TASK