CONVEYOR CHAIN MAINTENANCE (continued)
It is not necessary to break conveyor chain to replace
damaged conveyor pad.
Turn off hydraulic system.
Use conveyor manual crank to move damaged portion of chain to bottom side of
Relieve chain tension (p. 3-43).
Remove any damaged link (2) by removing two cotter pins (1) or by using chain breaker.
Make sure chain is properly meshed with drive
sprocket (3) and idler sprocket (4).
Reconnect chain using chain link provided in
chain repair kit. Secure link with the two cotter
Adjust chain tension (p. 343).