Universal Speedtiller Operator Safety Manual

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connections are tight and all hydraulic hoses and lines are in good condition before applying pressure to the system. Use a piece of paper or cardboard, NOT BODY PARTS, to check for suspected leaks. Wear protective gloves and safety glasses or goggles when working with hydraulic systems. DO NOT DELAY! If an accident occurs, see a doctor familiar with this type of injury immediately. Any fluid injected into the skin or eyes must be treated within a few hours or gangrene may result.

Priming Hydraulic System  Fully extend and retract hydraulic cylinders  Repeat 3-4 times and hold lever extended each way for 10 to 15 seconds to release air from the system.

Lubrication of Rear Roller Bearings

Standard Rear Roller Bearings:

One point is provided for each bearing. Two pumps of grease every 20 hours of operation.

Tire Safety & Pressures

 Always cage tires before seating beads. (see figure 27 & 28)  Never exceed a stated pressures when seating beads.  Do not attempt to mount a tire unless you have the suitable equipment and experienced personnel.  Inflating tires can be dangerous. Always stand to the side when inflating. (27 & 28)  Load ratings of replacement tires should meet or exceed weight requirements.  Correct pressure is 35PSI / 250KPA  Before mounting wheel to machine, check all hub and rim contact surfaces are undamaged and free of paint, dirt and grease.  Lubricate wheel stubs with standard viscosity oil.  Tension wheel nuts to 500ft lbs / 677nm.  For field operation: Re-tension after first, fifth, then every fifty hours of operation.  For road travel re-tension first 3miles (5kms), 10miles (15kms), and thereafter at 25miles (40kms) intervals

Always cage tires before seating beads. Never exceed stated pressures when seating beads



Failure to comply could result in serious injury or death.

Figure 27

Figure 28

Tire pressure 35PSI / 250KPA Wheel nut tension 500lbs / 677nm

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