CUTTING EDGE REMOVAL
Use extreme caution when handling heavy parts. Provide adequate support and use
assistance during procedure. Ensure that any lifting equipment used is in good condition
and of suitable load capacity. Keep clear of heavy parts supported by lifting equipment.
Failure to follow this warning may result in death or injury to personnel.
Type I teeth are used with edge P/N X311567.
Type II teeth are used with edge P/N 923885C1.
General Purpose Cutting Edge Removal
Replace cutting edge tip before it wears back to weld joining tip and its backing plate. Use
a carbon-graphite electrode to remove weld at rear of tip. Attach replacement tip to
backing plate using a dry, low-hydrogen E-7018 (AWS) electrode.
1. Remove bucket from loader (WP 0086). Position bucket (Figure 1, Item 1) so that cutting edge tip (Figure 1,
Item 2) is accessible.
2. Prior to removing worn cutting edge tip (Figure 1, Item 2), straighten any existing bow in cutting edge (Figure 1,
Wear tinted protective goggles and insulated gloves when working with acetylene torch
and/or welders and heated parts. Failure to do so could cause blindness from flame of
torch or serious injury due to burns.
3. Tack weld a brace (Figure 1, Item 1) in center of bucket (Figure 1, Item 4) to hold cutting edge (Figure 1,
Figure 1. Cutting Edge Replacement.