Use care when removing
retaining rings. Retaining rings
are under spring tension and can
act as projectiles when released
and could cause severe eye injury.
Bearings may fall from races
upon removal if care is not taken,
and damage to equipment may
Remove retaining ring (13), two bearings
(14) and spacer (15) from sheave (10).
Perform Step (7) if bushings are
Remove two bushings (16) and retaining ring (17) from sheave (10).
Drycleaning Solvent (P-D-680) is TOXIC and flammable. Wear protective goggles, face
shield, and gloves; use only in a well-ventilated area; avoid contact with skin, eyes, and
clothes, and do not breathe vapors. Keep away from heat or flame. Never smoke when using
solvent. The flashpoint for Type II Drycleaning Solvent is 140 degrees F (60 degrees C) and
Type III Drycleaning Solvent is 200 degrees F (93 degrees C). Failure to do so may result in
injury or death to personnel.
If personnel become dizzy while using cleaning solvent, immediately get fresh air and
medical help. If solvent contacts skin or clothes, flush with cold water. If solvent contacts
eyes, immediately flush eyes with water and get immediate medical attention.
Compressed air used for cleaning purposes will not exceed 30 psi (207 kPa). Use only with
effective chip guarding and personal protective equipment (goggles/shield, gloves, etc).
Failure to comply may result in injury or death to personnel.
Clean all metal parts with drycleaning solvent.
Allow bearing to air dry, then coat with lubricating oil.
Dry metal parts with compressed air.
Inspect metal parts for breaks, cracks and sharp edges.
Inspect bearing for loose rollers or cracked and broken races.
Replace all damaged parts.