Removing anti-corrosion protection
Machined, bright surfaces of machine parts and small components such as screws, bolts,
wedges, feather keys and dowel pins, are treated with an anti-corrosion agent.
Carefully remove the anti-corrosion agent just before starting the installation work.
Bright surfaces on machine parts
● Remove the anti-corrosion coating from the machined surfaces of machine parts and from
● Use a suitable solvent to soften thick layers of anti-corrosion agent. Then push off the
● Lightly oil the depreserved surfaces.
SIMOTICS TN Series N-compact 1LA8
Operating Instructions 05/2016
small components. To do this, use petroleum, petroleum ether - or a similar solvent or
Painted surfaces can be damaged if they come into contact with detergents or solvents.
softened layers using a piece of hardwood (approximately 10 x 10 x 1 cm). Do not sand
the protective coating down or scrape it off.
Damage to the machine surface
Metal objects, such as scrapers, spatulas or pieces of metal, are not suitable to remove
the anti-corrosion protection.
These could damage the surfaces of the machine parts.
5.2 Lift the machine to where it will be installed, and position it