Clevis pin of the wheel train
for OURAGAN sander
The Clevis pin of the wheel train is a crucial component of the clutch mechanism of an Ouragan heavy duty sander, or any other sander fitted with a similar clutch. Its role is to allow rotary movement of the wheel train clevis, which facilitates engagement and disengagement of the clutch.
Its main functions are as follows:
1. **Transmission of rotary motion** : The clevis pin allows the wheel fork to convert the linear movement of the control rod into a rotary movement that activates the sander clutch. This transformation of movement is essential to start or stop the rotation of the sanding plate or belt.
2. **Structural support**: In addition to its function of transmitting motion, the clevis pin contributes to the stability and stability of the wheel train clevis and the entire clutch mechanism.
Wear points on the clevis pin can be caused by a number of factors, including normal wear due to the use of the sander, the quality of the materials and the general maintenance of the tool.
Here are some common signs of clevis pin wear:
1. **Excessive play or lateral movement**: Excessive play or lateral movement of the clevis pin may indicate wear. This can lead to clutch malfunction and loss of precision.
2. **Difficulty engaging or disengaging the clutch**: If you have difficulty engaging or disengaging the clutch smoothly, this may be a sign that the clevis pin has wear problems.
3. **Abnormal noises**: Unusual grinding, rubbing or clicking noises when activating the clutch may also indicate a problem with the clevis pin.
When to replace the clevis pin depends on the extent of wear and the intensity of use of the sander. If you observe any of the above signs or suspect a problem with the screed spindle, it is recommended that you have the sander inspected by a Repex Floor Certified Professional for specific maintenance and parts replacement recommendations. Be sure to keep the sander components in good working order to ensure user safety and tool performance.
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Please note that the photos of the parts do not use the same scale.