3-12 Stuffing Box Lubrication (figure 3-4)
Every three months, lubricate the stuffing box as follows:
a. Lift up and pull out the end panel on the left side of the washer.
b. Remove the drive pulley by unscrewing one square-head setscrew in
d. Pull off the stuffing box gland.
e. Apply several drops of oil (OE-30) to the packing.
Do not overlubricate.
Wipe off all excess oil.
Never pack the
stuffing box with grease.
f. Place the stuffing box gland on the roller shaft and screw the
stuffing box cap into place (left-hand threads). Tighten the cap and then
back it off one-half turn on adjustment.
h. Hang the end panel between the legs on the left side of the washer.