Without sufficient preventive maintenance, the failure rate of electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical systems increases substantially with each year of production. A good PM program checks and replaces components to maximize uptime.
Service Checklist for Flexform Fluid Cell Presses
Castor oil may last for years but can eventually start to crystallize. The acid content in the oil indicates the condition of the oil and if, or when, it’s time to replace it.
The Teflon between filler pieces and cylinders serves to protect from metal to metal contact which may cause damages to the surfaces.
To ensure safe operation, the safety valve should be replaced with regular intervals.
The pre-stressed pressure vessel is the core of any Quintus press. By measuring the cylinder it’s verified that the vessel components are still intact and safe for further use. The measurement is analyzed by a Quintus specialist
With time and usage, getting up to pressure will take longer time. Therefore the sealing units in the pressure intensifier should be replaced on a regular basis.