Organizational repairs, adjustments, and replacement of parts.
a. The following paragraphs describe the preferred sequence for the removal and replacement of
parts authorized to second category maintenance.
b. The order of disassembly may be varied to fit the situation. Certain parts may remain in place
while faulty parts are removed.
c. Do not attempt to remove or repair parts until the area in which they are located is accessible.
d. When removing parts, group them into subassemblies as they are removed. This will facilitate
e. Examine each part that is removed. Check to see that it is not bent, worn or otherwise damaged.
Straighten parts that are bent but are still serviceable. Replace parts that are worn, broken, or otherwise
f. Thoroughly clean all parts before they are reassembled.
NOTE: When removing or installing mechanical parts of the drier, be
extremely careful not to allow separated parts to come in contact with the
apron or drum surface. The loose parts could damage or transfer grease or oil
to the drum and apron and cause improper drying and spoilage of prints.
Replacing the apron on the EL-5(1).
(1) Remove the spring-loaded guide tubes (1, fig. 3-13) by pushing each guide tube back against
its guide tube retainer spring.
(2) Place the squeegee lever (fig. 3-14) in the MATTE PRINTS position. Unfasten the squeegee
roller tension spring from the squeegee lever assembly on each side of the drier. Lift the squeegee roller out
of the squeegee roller assemblies.
(3) Remove the screws (4, fig. 3-13), the lockwashers (5), and the bearing retainer (6).
(4) Hold the snub roller (8) and slide the drive roller or the drive roller assembly (7) out through
the opening in the frame (22) left by the removal of the bearing retainer (6).
(5) Remove the snub roller (8).
(6) Remove the screws (9), the flat washers (10), and the apron guard (11).