Rip Saw Maintenance

MAINTENANCE OF THE STRAIGHT LINE RIP
SAW

(Based on 40 hour week)

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Clean the air filter in the moisture trap (if applicable). X
Check the operation and condition of the anti-kickback finger assemblies. X
Clean the pressure bar at the end of each day. X
Clean the saw pit at the end of each day. X
Clean the feed chains at the end of each day. X
Clean around and under the frame at the end of each day. X
Inspect the feed chains and chain race for wear and adjustment. X
Inspect the pressure bar for wear. Repair or replace as needed. X
Inspect the arbor belt for wear (if applicable). Adjust tension. Replace
as needed.
X
Inspect the Arbor brake for wear (if applicable). Replace as needed. X
Switch the feed chains side to side. X