Wedge Threading Installation Instructions
Do not disassemble
this unit upon removal from the special
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NP-MB-226-160-SA remove the existing
threading spindle, and safely secure away from the work area.
For NP-MB-226-160-SA- R remove
the existing threading spindle, clean and place it in the special foam carton
and return to Nowak.
the wedge threading spindle, it fits the
old ball type spindle.
bijur restrictor for the lube line that goes into
the end of the spindle and feeds the
center disc clutches must be changed to a FJB
4 (provided) and must be checked to
make sure it is working, or rapid clutch failure will occur.All
of the other restrictors should be checked and replaced if
they are not working, to eliminate damage to the
wedge spindle and not void the warranty.
CAUTION: The turnbuckles both bottom and top will have to be adjusted.
Start with the lower one with the
clutch in the closed position. The
wedge system is slightly different than the ball system. Next disconnect the lower turnbuckle
and adjust the top turnbuckle until the front clutch opens and closes
properly. Do not over travel the
clutches as possible damage could result.
reconnecting the bottom turnbuckle set spindle torque using NP-MB-226-TSN locked
the threading spindle with the set screw collar, and Torque wrench. Set
the torque wrench to 35 ft./lb.
and place it on NP-MB-226-TSN. Lock the threading clutch gear so it can't rotate. Pull the torque wrench. The clutch should slip just under 35
ft./lb. Adjust the tension until
it does. Then lock in the other
clutch and repeat the procedure. This
torque adjustment is critical. Checking the tension by hand will
not allow for proper clutch adjustment.
the lower turnbuckle. Slowly cycle the machine, checking the throw of
the spindle clutches, making sure they still have some movement in them
end of their travel.Set the spindle gears for 1500
RPM. Check the spindle for proper
lubrication and possible over heating.Run the spindle for one shift or
about 8 hours. Let the spindle
cool down over night. Check the
torque again and adjust accordingly.
The spindle is now ready for service. Recheck the torque in three days. The clutch facings take time to break in. The frequency of adjustment will be
dictated by the RPM., type of threading method and the size of the thread.
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technical questions at 1-800-423-0970 or 1-860-666-9685.
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Patent # 5,269,543