What are the common faults when using the excavator boom extension


Posted November 23, 2020 by HUITONG

The above content is about all the common faults that may appear after the excavator boom extension is modified, but please don't panic too much, these problems can be effectively solved through the correct methods.

 
Nowadays, excavator boom extension can be seen in most construction sites, and they are now popular in the excavator industry, not only because it can efficiently and quickly help engineering teams complete construction foundations, rivers, deep trenches, etc Engineering, also because of its strong performance and high cost performance. However, there are often some failures in the use of excavator boom extension. Today we will look at the respective failures.

After being converted into an excavator boom extension, the whole vehicle is slow and weak

Someone also encountered that the pilot pump oil seal had just been replaced, but it worked normally for more than ten minutes after the replacement, and then suddenly it stopped working. Based on this situation, first suspect that the pilot pressure is insufficient.

After testing the pilot pressure is extremely low, it is decided to disassemble the pilot pump.

First, it was discovered that the skeleton oil seal of the input shaft of the pilot pump was extruded. There were two reasons for this: one was installation problems, and the other was that the pressure was too high. Continue to decompose and find that the direction of the oil seal of the pilot pump is reversed. This is the real cause of the failure. When it first started working, the skeleton oil seal was not completely damaged, but it could still work normally. Because the skeleton oil seal could only withstand low pressure, the oil seal was quickly damaged, causing the pilot pressure oil to leak out of the damage.

The piston rod of the stick cylinder automatically retracts after the engine starts

After inspection, the other movements are normal; the stick sinks faster after lifting the starting arm. The failure remains after the pipe is exchanged, indicating that the failure lies in the control valve or the stick cylinder, based on the principle of easy first and difficult later. After disassembling and inspecting the control valve rod, it was found that the valve rod was stuck in the retracted position of the piston rod, and the valve rod was taken out after vibration with a rubber beetle and a copper rod. It can be seen that there is a shiny iron powder, and the contact stick sinks faster. Determine the root cause of the failure is the strain on the extended arm stick cylinder, which is confirmed after dismantling the stick cylinder.

The above content is about all the common faults that may appear after the excavator boom extension is modified, but please don't panic too much, these problems can be effectively solved through the correct methods.
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Last Updated November 23, 2020