Spencer Bearing Installation Tool User Manual

Instructions, Spencer, Bearing installation tool

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Form BT


Use the Spencer Bearing Installation Tool and the
following instructions to properly align and install both
radial and thrust bearings.

Caution: Maintain extreme cleanliness to avoid
bearing contamination. Use new gaskets to prevent

Caution: Never hammer or use excessive force for
bearing installation. The use of heat for bearing
installation is not required.

1. Apply a light coat of oil to the bearing housing

bore, shaft journal and bearing.

2. Start the bearing on the shaft journal according

to the bearing instruction sheet. NOTE: If the
assembly is equipped with a bronze rotation shaft
seal, start the seal on the shaft but do not seat.

3. Screw threaded rod into the end of the blower shaft.

4. Choose the correct pusher, corresponding to the

bearing number.

5. Fit the pusher into the end of the bearing tool body.

6. Slide bearing tool body and pusher onto the steel rod

with pusher resting against the bearing.

7. While holding the pusher and body assembly against

bearing, slide the follower onto threaded rod and fit
into body.

8. Slide the handle and thrust washer onto the rod

against the follower.

9. Finally, thread the nut firmly against the thrust washer.

Make sure everything is lined up and centered.

10. While holding the handle, press the bearing on until it

is tight, making sure bearing seats against the shaft



Bearing Installation Tool

Bearing Installation Tool



Threaded Rod



Thrust Washer

Hex Nut

The Spencer Turbine Company, 600 Day Hill Road, Windsor, CT 06095-4706

TEL 800-232-4321


FAX 860-688-0098


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