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Daily/Weekly/Monthly Maintenance

Daily Maintenance

MMLJ Parts

  • Inspect the pinch hose
  • Inspect the blast hose
    • Check for soft spots by squeezing it about every six inches. Also, look for holes, cracks, and disintegration of the outer casing. If you discover several soft spots, holes or general deterioration, it's time to replace the hose.
  • Ensure filter regulator is cracked open so it can drain
  • Ensure moisture trap drain is cracked open 
  • Inspect all gauges
    • Ensure gauges are at 0 when machine is not in operation.
  • Walk around trailer and inspect tires and breaks.

RPB Nova 3

  • Inspect Radex filter

Compressor

  • Check compressor oil level
  • Check for leaks in oil filter seal, hydraulic lines and fittings, pneumatic blue lines, and clear lines
  • Make sure there is no obstruction of the canopy vents. 
  • Make sure there is no obstruction of the radiator fins.
  • Check compressor air filters (in severe conditions)

Engine

  • Check engine oil level https://support.dustlessblasting.com/en/pre-work-checklist-d184t4f
  • Check engine coolant level
    https://support.dustlessblasting.com/en/pre-work-checklist-d184t4f
  • Check fuel level and top up if necessary 
  • Check for leaks in fuel lines, fuel filter seal, and fuel tank cap
  • Check engine air filters (in severe conditions)

Weekly Maintenance / About Every 10 hours 

MMLJ Parts

  • Rotate the pinch hose https://support.dustlessblasting.com/blasting-basics/how-do-i-rotate-and-replace-the-pinch-hose
  • Check the torque on the water pump bolts [ torque chart ] 
  • Inspect the blast hose
    • Check for soft spots by squeezing it about every six inches. Also, look for holes, cracks, and disintegration of the outer casing. If you discover several soft spots, holes or general deterioration, it's time to replace the hose.
  • Inspect nozzle and nozzle holder
  • Check filter regulator

Compressor

  • Check compressor air filter

Engine

  • Check engine air filter

Monthly Maintenance / About Every 40 hours

MMLJ Parts

Compressor

  • Flush out radiator fins https://support.dustlessblasting.com/en/summer-maintenance
  • Shake off compressor air intake filters or blow with compressed air, to prolong their life
  • Check connecting hoses for leaks or cracks.
  • Check all the mounting bolts as well as fittings to make sure everything is tight and hasn’t vibrated loose.
  • Inspect battery electrolyte/water level, top off just above the cell plates
  • At the first 50 hours, change the compressor oil & filters.  Future oil changes should be performed every 500 hours after this. https://support.dustlessblasting.com/en/compressor-oil-change-procedure-d185t4f

Engine

Less Frequent Maintenance

MMLJ Parts

Compressor

  • Every 500 hours, replace compressor air filters. 
  • Every 2000 hours, replace air oil separator filters. 

Engine

  • Every 500 hours, replace engine air filters.