SAFETY INSPECTION GUIDELINES

Always consult the PACKERS KROMER Balancer Operating Instructions and Assembly Manual

General Inspection Guidelines

Kromer Balancer Safety Inspection

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A1 Safety Trigger

The Safety Trigger should be intact and working properly.

A2 Bearing Mount

Check for bearing integrity and security.

A3 Cotter Pins

The Cotter Pins should be intact and secure.

A4 Shackle Clamp Screw

Assure tightness.

B Safety Chain

Check for integrity of the chain and the Fall Protection Device, assuring tightness of the mount.

C1 Rubber Cable Stop Buffer

Check for integrity.

C2 Stop Cable Clamp

Check for tightness and cable integrity near the clamp.

C3 Cable Assembly

Check cable for integrity along the normal travel. The cable must not be frayed, kinked, or worn excessively. Insure there are 4 inches between the socket and the cable clamp.

C4 Cable Ferrule

The Cable Ferrule should be intact and crimped tight.

C5 Cable Socket & Wedge

Cable Socket & Wedge

C6 Check to confirm that the wedge is in the correct position within the clamp.

Also check for cable integrity.

C7 Trigger Snap

The Trigger Snap should not be worn excessively at the tool attachment point. Replace immediately if worn. Trigger Snap must be intact and working properly.

D Nylon Nozzle

Inspect for pronounced grooving Replace if worn.

Safety Inspections

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A. Inspect the hanging suspension for latch integrity.

Replace the suspension if the latch does not snap closed when released. Verify that the cotter pin on the swivel pin is not damaged and is secure. Swivel and rotate the suspension and spray oil into the bearing if necessary. Inspect the -c point of contact between the hook and the attachment point for wear. If excessive metal loss has occurred, replace the suspension.

B. Verify that both ends of the safety chain are attached properly

Inspect the shackle to verify that the nut and cotter pin are tight and in working order. Inspect each link of the chain and replace if any damage is visible.

C. Inspect the housing for damage at all connecting points and around the nozzle.

Any observable damage requires replacement.

D. Extend the cable to the end of its travel and inspect for wear, fraying, burrs or damage and replace it if any is found.

Lubricate the cable with acid free grease. 7230 Insure the cable clamp is tight, and in the correct position to prevent overloading the drum. Insure that the free side of the cable has the cable fenule installed and inspect the lower hook for wear or damage. Insure that the lower locking hook is tightly screwed shut.
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  • A. Inspect the hanging suspension for latch integrity.

    Replace the suspension if the latch does not snap closed when released. Verify that the cotter pin on the swivel pin is not damaged and is secure. Swivel and rotate the suspension and spray oil into the bearing if necessary. Inspect the -c point of contact between the hook and the attachment point for wear. If excessive metal loss has occurred, replace the suspension.
  • B. Verify that both ends of the safety chain are attached properly

    Inspect the shackle to verify that the nut and cotter pin are tight and in working order. Inspect each link of the chain and replace if any damage is visible.
  • C. Inspect the housing for damage at all connecting points and around the nozzle.

    Any observable damage requires replacement.
  • D. Extend the cable to the end of its travel and inspect for wear, fraying, burrs or damage and replace it if any is found.

    Lubricate the cable with acid free grease. 7230 Insure the cable clamp is tight, and in the correct position to prevent overloading the drum. Insure that the free side of the cable has the cable fenule installed and inspect the lower hook for wear or damage. Insure that the lower locking hook is tightly screwed shut.