How to change centrifugal barrel machine barrel is an essential issue for machine maintenance. Most big size centrifugal barrel machines are fixed barrel design. In fixed barrel design machine, machine the barrel need to completely remove when PU lining is worn out.
Taking out PU insert is an easy job for removable barrel design machine. However, for fixed barrel design machine, the change of barrel is a skillful job. 30L and 36L centrifugal barrel finishing machine barrels are lighter for the worker to carry. As a result, the machine design with the removable barrel. For the larger sized machine, because of the heavy single barrel, we make it fixed and automatic unloading.
Below we explain in detail how to change the barrel for fixed barrel design machine.
Loose out the screw in the main shaft
Loose bolts and nuts which fixed barrel to machine
Loose bolts and nuts in the other position
Remove bolts and nuts that fixed barrel to machine structure. Do it in the other position same as the left side.
Take out the shaft
5. Take out the barrel
The barrel fixed usually very heavy, we suggest using forklift or hanger to remove the barrel from a machine.