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Long-term downtime and daily maintenance of WQJ profile bending machine

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Workplace requirements for profile bending machine

Long standstills

In the case of a long break in operation, the machine has to be stored in a dry room on a levelled surface.

WQJ-400 profile bending machine
WQJ-400 Profile bending machine

The power cable needs to be disconnected from the power socket, wound up and securely stored together with the machine.

Check the protective paint coat, clean damaged spots and coat them with a new layer. No other equipment and machinery can be stored on top of the profile bending machine.

Maintenance and service

Efficient and long-term operation of the profile bending machine is largely dependent on proper operation, as well as proper maintenance and repair.

The frequency of technical inspections and maintenance operations suggested in this instruction manual is for informational purposes only, and should not be considered as a minimum maintenance requirement.

Further reading:6 points to attention to the daily use of the section bending machine

After every use:

Clean the bending rolls after every operation.
Repair or replace damaged or worn parts.
Check, and if necessary, tighten loose threaded joints, and replace damaged bolts or nuts with new ones.

Periodical inspections:

After every 80 hours of work, unfasten the cover from the rear of the machine’s body, then apply lubricant to the gear found inside the machine using a brush.

After every year, inspect the motor and electrical apparatus; this inspection is to be conducted by an electrician and is based on removing dust, dirt and checking terminals, motor terminals, control circuits, grounding and insulation, as well as the condition of plugs, the socket and cables.

Inspect the condition of the surface of the bending roll’s channel regularly and in the case of significant material loss, replace the part with one that is new and undamaged.