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SERVICE BULLETIN

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LM CHUCK CYLINDER & JAWS


DESIGN UPGRADE

Units Affected: All LM drills with HQ chuck The retention method between the jaw and the
chuck is now done via two springs, which are
Background: latched to the chuck cylinder and continuously
The current design of the HQ chuck piston and pull the jaw towards the cylinder – (chuck open
jaws incorporate a mushroom head on the piston position).
and a slot cut into the jaw for fitment of the two
parts.

Fig 2. New design chuck cylinder assembly


and clamping jaw.
Fig 1. Current design chuck cylinder
assembly and clamping jaw.

As well as improved durability, the new design


Design Change:
also has increased corrosion resistance
There has been an update to the design of the
properties, thanks to an advanced surface
clamping jaw and related components, which
treatment process applied during the
increases the strength of the jaw and prolongs its
manufacture of all critical components of the
life in operation.
cylinder assembly. The improved corrosion
The slot on the back of the jaw has been
prevention properties of the components, will
removed to increase the material thickness in the
prolong the life of the chuck cylinder assembly in
stressed area.
the field.
The mushroom head of the piston has also been
removed.

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Upgrade Options: New Chuck Cylinder Assembly


– Part No. 5307903.
New Chuck Assembly
– Part No. 5307902.

Fitted with the new design cylinder assemblies.


This chuck operates with the new design jaws
only, not the current design.

Fig 4. Chuck cylinder assembly 5307903.

The new cylinder assembly can be used in


existing HQ chucks.
The new cylinder assembly cannot be used with
current design jaws, it can only be used with the
new design jaws.

Fig 3. Chuck assembly 5307902.


New Chuck Jaw Sets:
JAW SET, AQ/AW/LTK46 – p.n. 5307909
The new chuck can be used as a complete
JAW SET, BQ/AW CASING – p.n. 5307911
replacement of current design chuck and the
JAW SET, NQ – p.n. 5307913
replacement procedure is the same as the
JAW SET, HQ/NW CASING – p.n. 5307915
current chuck design.

New Chuck Jaws (Individual):


JAW, AQ/AW/LTK46 – p.n. 5307910
JAW, BQ/AW CASING – p.n. 5307912
JAW, NQ – p.n. 5307914
JAW, HQ/NW CASING – p.n. 5307916

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Procedure for chuck removal and CAUTION:


disassembly Potential crush hazard when removing chuck from
1. Remove the 12 socket head capscrews rotation unit. Use correct lifting equipment for this
from the front of the Chuck and remove operation.
the front retaining plate. Take care to retain the three small O-rings on the
2. Slide out the three chuck jaws. rear of the chuck plate.
3. Slide off the chuck hood. The three cylinder assemblies are held to the
4. Remove the 6 socket head capscrews rear sub plate by four socket head capscrews
that attach the rear chuck sub-plate to the each.
retaining plate attached to the main shaft. 5. Undo the screws and remove the cylinder
Two capscrews are located between assemblies.
each chuck cylinder. The chuck is now 6. Locate and retain in a safe place the three
free to be removed from the Rotation small O-rings from the front
Unit. face of the rear sub-plate.

Fig 4. Chuck removal Fig 5. Chuck disassembly

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Procedure for chuck re-assembly


1. Refit the three small O-Rings into the
chuck rear sub-plate and hold in place
with a small amount of grease or
petroleum jelly. Fit the three chuck
cylinders individually into position on the
sub-plate and torque the socket head
capscrews to 90 Nm (66 ft lb).
2. Refit the three small O-Rings to the back
face of the chuck rear sub-plate and hold
it in place with a little grease or petroleum Fig 6. Chuck front plate torque sequence
jelly. Being careful not to dislodge the O-
rings, position the Chuck into the plate
attached to the main shaft. Fit the six
socket head capscrews and torque to 160
Nm (118 ft lb).

CAUTION:
Potential crush hazard between chuck and
carriage when refitting. Use correct Personal
Protective and lifting equipment.
3. Slide the chuck hood into place. A smear
of grease inside the chuck hood will help
it to pass over the O-rings.
4. Grease the sides of the three chuck jaws
and slide into position in the chuck.
5. Refit the front retaining plate and torque
the twelve socket head capscrews to
90Nm (66 ft lb).

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Regional Parts and Services Contact Information:

Latin America Maria Jose Galvez +56 9 4258 8448 mariajose.galvez@boartlongyear.com


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North America - United


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States and Mexico
 

Europe, Middle East,


Johan Nuijten +41 (0)22 709 08 88
Africa jnuijten@boartlongyear.com  

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