General Maintenance


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The NEW KING Tester Service Plans offer convenience, control and a significant cost savings. Under these 5 year plans, we provide you with detailed services that allow you to manage and maintain your KING Portable Test Head and/or your KingScan® IVe at peak performance.

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General Maintenance

  • Clean the elevating screws and gears with alcohol or other cleaning fluid regularly to prevent undue wear caused by dirt. Apply sufficient oil for lubrication to the elevating screws.
  • To prevent damage to the test head and ensure accurate tests, ball retainer must be tight.
  • The ram MUST be pushed back as far as it will go before testing.
  • The ram MUST NOT get pumped down more than 1/4″.
  • Check the segment packing nut and the ram packing nut are tight .
  • On older test heads, examine test head periodically for oil leakage. Replace packing and change the hydraulic oil if there is excessive leakage.
  • Replace all nuts with worn threads or slots.
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