3.4.

HEAD ADJUSTMENT
The head is delivered already adjusted for the type of closure ordered by the
Customer and does not require further adjustment. If necessary, carry out a
new adjustment by following the operations described below.

3.4.1.

Remove the head from the
machine as described in para­
graph 3.3. on page 63.

HEAD PREPARATION

D1

Measure and take note of the
distance (D1).

Fig.65

Using the hexagonal wrench (4)
loosen the nuts (F).
4

F

Fig.66

65
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EVEN PARTIAL .68 ● Using the hexagonal wrench (12) completely unscrew the spring guide tie rods (H). 4 G H1 Fig. H 12 H1 4 Fig.p. loosen the bolts (H1).● Using the hexagonal wrench (4) completely unscrew the adjust­ ment bushes (G). H 12 Fig.69 66 COPYRIGHT BY AROL S.ALLOWED .A.67 ● Using the hexagonal wrench (4). NO REPRODUCTION OR CHANGE . and the hexagonal wrench (12) to keep locked the spring guide tie rods (H).

70 ● Remove the springs (I).71 ● Remove the spacers (J).72 67 COPYRIGHT BY AROL NO REPRODUCTION OR CHANGE . H H1 Fig. I Fig.EVEN PARTIAL . J Fig.● Withdraw the spring guide tie rods (H) and remove the nuts (H1).ALLOWED .

NO REPRODUCTION OR CHANGE .EVEN PARTIAL .p.● Insert the head into a vice with soft jaws.ALLOWED .A. 13 J Fig.75 68 COPYRIGHT BY AROL S. Fig.73 ● Use the wrench (13) to unscrew the fastening Allen screws (J).74 J Fig.

● Remove the centring device (K).EVEN PARTIAL .76 ● Use the wrench (12) to unscrew and remove the centring device's support columns (L).77 L Fig.ALLOWED . L 12 Fig. K Fig.78 69 COPYRIGHT BY AROL NO REPRODUCTION OR CHANGE .

p.ALLOWED .80 70 COPYRIGHT BY AROL S. Fig. indicated in the adjustment table. NO REPRODUCTION OR CHANGE .● Move the roller support arms in a closed position by pushing the head downward.A.EVEN PARTIAL . in the bottle mouth holder. 8 Fig.79 ● Insert the specific adjuster pad (8).

82 If in the table the movement towards the mouthpresser and centering device are not indic­ ated.EVEN PARTIAL . use the wrench(13) to block the grub screws (M). when provided. it is neces­ sary to screw or unscrew the bush (N) of n°/6 of angle as described in “Head calibration table”.3.ALLOWED . ● Using the wrench (5) screw or unscrew the bush (N) in order to bring the threading roller (O) to the height of the adjuster pad surface (8). ADJUSTING THE THREAD­ ING ROLLER Using the wrench (13). To make easy the operation use as reference of rotation the 6 faces of the nut into the bush (N). ● For a further delicate adjust­ ment.81 O 5 Fig. EXAMPLE: ● towards mouthpresser towards centering device   ◆ ◆ ◆ Towards mouthpresser: screw the bush (N) in such way to move the roller towards the mouthpresser. N M 13 Fig. ● When the adjustment is com­ plete.2. loosen the grub screws (M) in order to free the bush (N). Each  equals to 60° of rotation.4. it means that the adjust­ ment must be carried out with the adjustment pad. 71 COPYRIGHT BY AROL NO REPRODUCTION OR CHANGE . Towards centering device: screw the bush (N) in such way to move the roller towards the centering device.

R Fig.ALLOWED .83 ● ● ● Using the wrench (13). Fig.85 72 COPYRIGHT BY AROL S.● Loosen the nut (P) using the wrench (12).A. NO REPRODUCTION OR CHANGE .p. P 12 Fig.84 ● Free the cam (R) returning it to the stop position (the rollers holder arms widen). Q Repeat the same operation for the remaining threading arms. unscrew the grub screw (Q) until the threading roller (O) comes into contact with the pad diameter.EVEN PARTIAL . 13 Block the nut (P) making sure that the grub screw (Q) does not move.

3. ● Repeat the same operations for the remaining threading rollers. We recommend. Fig.86 ● With the wrench (13) unscrew the spring holder bush (T) until a sufficient incision is obtained.87 When the cap thread is slightly pressed. 73 COPYRIGHT BY AROL NO REPRODUCTION OR CHANGE .3. THREADING ROLLER SIDE LOADING ADJUSTMENT When the cap thread is excessively pressed and the metal is cut in some points. ● With the wrench (13) screw the spring holder bush (T) until a sufficient incision is obtained. proceed as follows: ● S 10 using the wrench (10) loosen the nut (S).ALLOWED .EVEN PARTIAL .4. before use in production. carrying out a few test closures. proceed as follows: ● using the wrench (10) loosen the nut (S). T 13 Fig.

NO REPRODUCTION OR CHANGE . it is neces­ sary to screw or unscrew the bush (V) of n°/6 of angle as described in “Head calibration table”. ● When the adjustment is com­ plete. To make easy the operation use as reference of rotation the 6 faces of the nut into the bush (V). ● Using the wrench (5) screw or unscrew the bush (V) in order to bring the skirting roller (W) to the height of the adjuster pad surface (8).3. V 13 U Fig. when provided.p.4. EXAMPLE: ● towards mouthpresser towards centering device   ◆ ◆ ◆ Towards mouthpresser: screw the bush (V) in such way to move the roller towards the mouthpresser. ADJUSTING THE SKIRTING ROLLER Using the wrench (13). 74 COPYRIGHT BY AROL S.88 W 5 Fig. use the wrench(13) to block the grub screws (U). Each  equals to 60° of rotation.4.EVEN PARTIAL .ALLOWED .89 If in the table the movement towards the mouthpresser and centering device are not indic­ ated. ● For a further delicate adjust­ ment. loosen the grub screws (U) in order to free the bush (V). Towards centering device: screw the bush (V) in such way to move the roller towards the centering device.A. it means that the adjust­ ment must be carried out with the adjustment pad.

● Y 13 Repeat the same operation for the remaining skirting arms. X 12 Fig. ● Block the nut (X) making sure that the grub screw (Y) does not move.● Loosen the nut (X) using the wrench (12).90 ● Using the wrench (13). Fig.EVEN PARTIAL . R Fig.91 ● Free the cam (R) returning it to the stop position (the rollers holder arms widen). unscrew the grub screw (Y) until the skirting roller (W) comes into contact with the pad diameter.92 75 COPYRIGHT BY AROL NO REPRODUCTION OR CHANGE .ALLOWED .

AB 13 Fig. before use in production.94 ● Repeat the same operation for the remaining skirting rollers.EVEN PARTIAL .A.5. carrying out a few test closures. 76 COPYRIGHT BY AROL S.p.3.ALLOWED . NO REPRODUCTION OR CHANGE . We recommend.93 ● With the wrench (13) screw or unscrew the spring holder bush (AB) until a sufficient skirt is obtained. Fig.4. SKIRTING ROLLER SIDE LOADING ADJUSTMENT When the cap skirt has not been well executed. proceed as follows: ● Z 10 using the wrench (10) loosen the nut (Z).

and proceed as follows: ● insert the head into a vice with soft jaws.ALLOWED .5. on page 63. unscrew the fastening Allen screws (J). BOTTLE MOUTH HOLDER REPLACEMENT Remove the head from the machine as described in paragraph 3.97 77 COPYRIGHT BY AROL NO REPRODUCTION OR CHANGE .3. 13 J Fig.95 ● Using the wrench (13).EVEN PARTIAL .96 J Fig.3. Fig.

98 ● Use the wrench (12) to unscrew and remove the centring device's support columns (L).ALLOWED .p. K Fig.A.● Remove the centring device (K).EVEN PARTIAL . L 12 Fig.100 78 COPYRIGHT BY AROL S.99 L Fig. NO REPRODUCTION OR CHANGE .

EVEN PARTIAL . remove the remaining roller support arms.ALLOWED .● With the wrench (13). ● Remove the roller support arms. Fig. AC 13 Fig.102 ● Continuing in the same man­ ner.103 79 COPYRIGHT BY AROL NO REPRODUCTION OR CHANGE .101 ● Withdraw the pins (AD). AD AC Fig. loosen the grub screws (AC).

● Proceed in assembling the new bottle mouth holder.ALLOWED . NO REPRODUCTION OR CHANGE . ● AE AF Fig.106 80 COPYRIGHT BY AROL S.p. lightly strike the wrench handle.4.● Using the wrenches (7) inserted in the bottle mouth holder hole (AE) and in the central shaft hole (AF). unscrew and remove the bottle mouth holder. carrying out what was previously described in the opposite direction. 7 7 Fig.A.105 Fig. ● Reassemble the arms and centring device. If the bottle mouth holder is blocked.104 Carry out the adjustment as described in paragraph 3. on page 65.EVEN PARTIAL . The bottle mouth holder thread­ ing is left handed.

CAUSE Interference with the con­ tainer conveying equip­ ment. limit of head vertical range reached. Threading roller are locked (seized up). Loosen the screw.FAULT Lifting or lowering the head. Adjust the height of the rollers Adjust the pressure of the rollers Replace the spring of the skirting roller. Adjust the pressure of the threading rollers. Dismount the head from the machine and replace the springs. Min. The cap is too much little Incorrect height of the skirt­ or not at all skirted.p. Incorrect head height. 94 COPYRIGHT BY AROL S.A. Place the head at the cor­ rect height for the bottle to handle. the head does not move vertically. The cap is too much little Insufficient pressure of the or not at all threated. Replace the spring of the threading rollers. cap parts or foreign mat­ ters. The fastening screw of the sliding bush has not been loosened. threading rollers. Springs of the head are broken. Check on the pressure gauges if the pressure of the air jets is correct. If they are locked. foreign matters in the lifting mechanism. contact the Tech­ nical service. Remove possible caps. dismount them. Insufficient pressure of the skirting rollers. Caps are not descending The caps sorter discharge from the caps sorter. Manually check the rotation and the sliding of threading rollers. NO REPRODUCTION OR CHANGE . other.EVEN PARTIAL . REMEDY Identify the reason hinder­ ing the lifting and remedy it. or max.ALLOWED . ing rollers. Use caps with the suitable size and even features. opening is clogged. Make sure the machine has been preset for the con­ tainer size to be processed. Spring of the threading roller is broken. If yes. Caps are not correctly sized or are strained. Spring of the skirting roller is broken. clean them and lubricate them.

REMEDY Adjust the pressure of the threading rollers. 95 COPYRIGHT BY AROL NO REPRODUCTION OR CHANGE .ALLOWED . Threading rollers are locked (seized up). If they are locked. Check the height of the head. Check the operating of springs (M) of the caps positioning device.EVEN PARTIAL . M Check that the caps posi­ tioning device is properly operating. threading rollers. Problem in caps distribu­ Incorrect cap gripping tion.FAULT CAUSE The cap is cut on the Too much pressure on the thread. clean them and lubricate them. dismount them. Manually check the rotation and the sliding of threading rollers. If NO contact Technical Assistance Ser­ vice.