Disconnect the electrical cable clamps holding the limit switch cable to the batcher housing. This will allow the
removal of the batcher without damaging the cable.
10. The batcher platform must be supported prior to removing it Using a hoist or crane support the platform taking the
load off the two pivot pins Remove the two pins freeing the platform. Set the platform off to the side
11 To remove the batcher body a D lug must be welded to the inside of the body so that a chain can be dropped
through the conveyor and hooked onto the lug. This allows the batcher to be supported while the fasteners holding
the batcher body to the conveyor are removed Install the lug, hook up the chain and put the weight of the batcher
on the chain.
12. Remove the fasteners holding the batcher to the conveyor
13. Lower the hoist or crane until the batcher body is resting on the ground.
14. Unhook the chain from the D lug and remove the batcher
Clean all components so that they can be inspected
Inspect the batcher, gate and all pins for wear Repair worn parts or replace as required.
Inspect the lug that the air cylinder clevis pins to on the batcher The hole may be elongated or damaged. Repair or
replace the lug If necessary
Check the hopper gate pivot pin brackets on each side of the batcher If the holes are damaged, repair as
Clean the external parts of the air cylinder. Disassemble the cylinder according to the instructions In Section 3-4-8.
Inspect the limit switch levers for wear Replace as necessary
Check the grease lines to determine if they are blocked or damaged. Clean or replace as necessary.
Place the batcher under the conveyor Position It so that a chain can be lowered through the conveyor and hooked
onto the D lug