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Cmark's random photo thread

Discussion in 'Shop Talk' started by Cmark, Jul 13, 2019.

  1. Cmark

    Cmark Senior Member

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    Thanks John. All part of the 963C project. This is another contractor I sometimes work with.
     
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  2. Cmark

    Cmark Senior Member

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    In case anyone wondered what the inside of a 963C hydraulic tank looked like.

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  3. Cmark

    Cmark Senior Member

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    That landfill sh!t does like to attack the aluminium.

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    Must be my imagination, but it appears cleaning that filter screen requires disassembling the tank?

    Say it ain't so.

    Joe H
     
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  5. Nige

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    If you're referring to the perforated tube in the centre of Post #282 I'd say that's a baffle on a return line to the tank designed to slow the oil flow down somewhat and prevent aeration of the oil in the tank.

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  6. Cmark

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    Not that much difference visually but everything has been stripped, cleaned and resealed. Ready for the lid.

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    Like the red paint marking the fasteners!
     
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    If they're marked then you (or anyone else coming behind you on the next shift) know exactly where you've been. The only way to work IMO.
     
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  9. kshansen

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    Hate to admit it but I seldom did that but for 99% of the work I did I was the only person doing it. One habit I did have was if part way through installing a component and getting called to some "emergency" was to leave wrench on the fastener I was installing so I knew where I left off.

    When doing a valve setting on an engine I did use the paint method to keep track of where I was.
     
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    Now it's a green or red blob of plastic.
     
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    Did that on every fastener on the C15.
     
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    We always used to paint mark bolts on new equipment pdi’s. Each of us in the shop had a different colour so the service manager could tell who was responsible if there was a problem later on or if some critical fasteners got missed. Just a quick and easy visual indication. It works really well
     
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    I recall a tour of a Cat engine factory many years back where the socket that the head, rod and main bearings were torqued had a pad in them so they would leave a dab of paint when socket was put on the fastener. Of course one could fail to tighten the nut or fastener but at least you would know they were close!
     
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    Yes, it's a sponge pad.
    One shop was having problems enough to switch to Huck bolts....no mistaking them.
     
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  15. Cmark

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    Cat 320C lockout solenoid. What a toilet...

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    Looks like an ignition source.
     
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  17. Cmark

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    Using the kidney loop machine to flush the hydraulic cooler.

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    Home built Cmark? Old 963 getting full reman?

    What a mess on the Ex, do they not understand Cleaning is a Necessity not a option?
     
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    What is the white sealant?
     
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  20. Cmark

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    Yes. Home made. The 963C is getting a complete re-hose following a pump failure.

    It's Cat's standard sealer for split tanks like this. It has a peel-off self adhesive back and it will squeeze down to almost nothing. It works well.
     
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