5.2 Lift the machine to where it will be installed, and position it
Lift the machine to where it will be installed, and position it
Preconditions for correct alignment and secure attachment
Detailed specialist knowledge of the following measures is required in order to correctly align
and securely fit the equipment.
● Preparing the foundation
● Selecting and mounting the coupling
● Measuring the concentricity and axial eccentricity tolerances
● Positioning the machine
If you are not familiar with the prescribed measures and procedures, then you can make use
of the services offered by the local Service Center (Page 143).
Checking the load handling attachments
Inspect the load handling attachments such as the load stands, lifting eyes and ring bolts and
also the lifting gear, before lifting the machine:
● Inspect the load handling attachments on the machine for possible damage. Replace any
● Check before use that the load handling attachments are correctly secured.
● When lifting the machine, use only approved and undamaged lifting gear of sufficient rated
Removing the rotor shipping brace
If a rotor shipping brace is attached to the machine, remove it at the last possible moment,
for example, when you are ready to push on the output or drive element.
Store the rotor locking device
Be sure to store the rotor locking device. It must be remounted for possible disassembly and
load handling attachments that are found to be damaged.
capacity. Check these before using them.
The machine can be dropped
If the load handling attachments and lifting gear are damaged or not correctly secured,
the machine may be dropped during lifting. This can result in death, serious injury or
material damage. Inspect the load handling attachments and lifting gear before use.
SIMOTICS TN Series N-compact 1LA8
Operating Instructions 05/2014