MOTOR MOUNT INSTALLATION
Note: Refer to photo for position of all parts before
unexpectedly started, turn off and
lock out or tag power source before
proceeding. Failure to observe these
precautions could result in bodily
1. Remove the two or three bolts required for mounting
the TAM Motor Mount from the reducer housing.
Install the front and rear supports (2) using the new
reducer bolts (1) supplied with the motor mount.
Make sure support flanges face output side of
reducer. Tighten bolts securely.
2. Mount bottom plate (3) on supports with bolts
supplied. Insert bolts (7) from top through slotted
holes. Add flatwasher, lockwasher, and nut. Hand
3. Thread two nuts (6) on each threaded stud (5) leaving
approximately 1" of stud protruding at one end. Insert
threaded stud with 1" of threads through corner holes
of bottom plate, thread a hex nut (6) on the stud and
4. Slide top plate (4) over the threaded stud, making
sure center handling hole is positioned opposite input
side of reducer. Thread a hex nut (6) on the studs
and tighten securely.
5. Locate the proper position for the motor and bolt it to
the top plate. Tighten bolts securely.
6. Install motor sheave and reducer sheave as close to
motor and reducer housings as possible. Accurately
align the motor and reducer sheave by sliding bottom
plate in relation to supports. Tighten bolts (7)
7. Install V-belts and tension belts by alternately
adjusting nuts (6) on the threaded studs (jackscrews).
Make certain that all bolts are securely tightened, the
V-belt drive is properly aligned and the belt guard is
installed before operating the drive.
and overcurrent protection are of
particular importance. Failure to
result in severe bodily Injury or loss
GUIDELINES FOR TORQUE-ARM REDUCER LONG-TERM STORAGE
During periods of long storage, or when waiting for
delivery or installation of other equipment, special care
should be taken to protect a gear reducer to have it
ready to be in the best condition when placed into
By taking special precautions, problems such as
seal leakage and reducer failure due to the lack of
precautions will protect gear reducers during periods of
1. Drain the oil from the unit. Add a vapor phase
corrosion inhibiting oil (VCI-105 oil by Daubert
Chemical Co.) in accordance with Table 3.
2. Seal the unit air tight. Replace the vent plug with a
standard pipe plug and wire the vent to the unit.
preventative compound that will keep oxygen away
from the bare metal. (Non-Rust X-110 by Daubert
4. The instruction manuals and lubrication tags are
paper and must be kept dry. Either remove these
documents and store them inside or cover the unit
with a durable waterproof cover which can keep
5. Protect the reducer from dust, moisture, and other
contaminants by storing the unit in a dry area.
6. In damp environments. the reducer should be packed
inside a moisture-proof container or an envelope of
polyethylene containing a desiccant material. If the
reducer is to be stored outdoors, cover the entire
exterior with a rust preventative.
When Placing the Reducer into Service
1. Assemble the vent plug into the proper hole.
2. Clean the shaft extensions with a suitable solvent.
3. Fill the unit to the proper oil level using a
recommended lubricant. The VCI oil will not affect
the new lubricant.
4. Follow the installation instructions provided in this
Table 3 - Quantities of VCI #105 Oil
DODGE Part Number 415112-80-DB
Quarts or Liters
VCI #105 & #10 are interchangeable.
VCI #105 is more readily available.
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