The feeder drive should be removed from the feeder prior to completing this procedure. See Section 3-9-1.
Support the belt feeder frame by placing the forks of a fork lift under the frame.
Remove the five fasteners in each of the four hopper supports. Remove the hopper supports.
The belt feeder frame n be lowered from the hopper and removed from the chassis.
Disassemble the belt feeder frame by removing the pulley guard.
Retract the take up rods putting as much slack into the belt as possible.
Remove the bolts holding the tail shaft pillow lock bearings.
The tail pulley and shaft can be removed from the frame. Slide it out the side of the conveyor belt.
The conveyor belt can be removed from the frame.
Remove the bolts holding the head shaft pillow block bearings to the frame. Remove the head pulley and shaft.
Remove the fasteners on the roller hold downs (one on each side of the frame) and remove the roller hold downs.
The idlers can be removed from the frame.
Loosen the lock collars on the pillow block bearings and remove the bearings from the shafts. The pulleys are
removed from the shafts by removing the two bushings holding the each of the shafts in the pulleys. The pulleys
can be removed from the shafts.
Remove the bolts holding the two hopper skirting clamps to the hopper and remove the clamps and the hopper
The belt feeder hopper is bolted to the main hopper around the upper flange. Support the hopper with a fork lift
and remove all the bolts in this flange. The hopper can be removed.
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