11.3 Dismantling the machine
Dismantling the machine
Dismantle the machine using the general procedures commonly used in mechanical
Machine parts can fall
The machine is made up of heavy parts. These parts are liable to fall during dismantling. This
can result in death, serious injury or material damage.
● Before you release any machine parts, secure them so that they cannot fall.
Disposal of components
The machines consist mainly of steel and various proportions of copper and aluminum. Metals
are generally considered to be unlimitedly recyclable.
Sort the components for recycling according to whether they are:
● Iron and steel
● Non-ferrous metal, e.g. windings
● Insulating materials
● Cables and wires
● Electronic waste
Process materials and chemicals
Sort the process materials and chemicals for recycling according to whether they are for
● Cleaning substances and solvents
● Paint residues
● Anti-corrosion agent
● Coolant additives such as inhibitors, antifreeze or biocides
Dispose of the separated components according to local regulations or via a specialist disposal
company. The same applies for cloths and cleaning substances which have been used while
working on the machine.
The winding insulation is incinerated during copper recycling.
SIMOTICS TN Series N-compact 1LA8
Operating Instructions 08/2017