This chapter describes the course of action to be followed when taking the gearbox into service. The respective notes on safety shall be duly observed.
5.2 Commissioning Activities
In case of emergency actuate EMERGENCY-OFF.
- * Do not touch any rotating parts
When filling the gearbox take care that lubricants are not allowed to pollute the environment.
Make sure to preform oil changes immediately after standstill with the gearbox still being warm, to avoid and setting of solid particles.
Fill the gearbox with clean oil as specified under the heading lubrication.
At first oil fill, actual oil volume and specified oil volume may vary due to preservation oil remains in the gearbox.
Ensure that no dirt or other contaminants are allowed to enter the gearbox.
A list of oils approved by L+S is given in Appendix B.
Fill in oil through the screw indicated in the installation drawing.
Check the oil level before starting up the gearbox.
The correct oil level can be ascertained through the opening in the gearbox housing, when the gearbox is not operating.
The maximum operating temperature is 90°C.
When the operating temperature has been reached, check the entire gearbox for tightness.
This check can be performed while the gearbox is running.
The following checks must only be carried out when the gearbox is at a standstill.
After 10 hours of full load operation check all fastening screws and boltings for tightness.
Check whether all bolts of the gearbox are tight as required.
The first oil change is to be made after approx. 150 operating hours.
Further oil changes are to be made at intervals as per the Maintenance Schedule given in Chapter 7.3.