How to Change the Pallet on an Over Under Conveyor

Changing the pallet on an over under is important to know how to do in case maintenance needs to be done on your over under conveyor.

A pallet may need to be removed or changed out if it needs to be retooled, if you have too many or too few pallets on the conveyor, or if a repair on the pallet or conveyor needs to be done.

STEPS FOR CHANGING PALLET

*REMINDER: BEFORE WORKING ON THE CONVEYOR MAKE SURE POWER IS TURNED OFF, FOLLOWING LOCK OUT TAG OUT (LOTO) PROCEDURE*

1. Remove all guarding from end of conveyor

2. Measure distance to bolt (recall for assembly)

3. Loosen bolts to remove the tension on the chain

4. Move bearing forward to loosen chain & find master link

5. Remove master link & separate chain

6. Slide pallet off the end of the conveyor to remove

7. Slide pallet back on to replace

8. Check pallet direction for proper reassembly

Pallet with a single notch leads in direction of travel

9. Re-assemble chain

10. Pull bearing back and tighten bolts

11. Measure spring & tighten to previous length

12. Replace all guarding

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