Maintenance Checklist – Full Head Hydraulic Beam Cutting Press – Freeman Schwabe Model FH 200

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Freeman Schwabe Model FH 200 – Full Head Hydraulic Beam Die Cutting Press

Daily Maintenance

  1. Let pump motor run for at least 5 minutes before running the machine with full capacity.
  2. Clean the machine after batch operation if the material is very dirty and create a lot of dust/scrap on the machine.
  3. Clean the machine after daily operation.
  4. Wipe the machine with pickling oil after daily use to prevent erosion.
  5. Maintain the Air Unit according to the label attached on the machine.

    a) Drain off water and add hydraulic oil daily before operation. Be sure to use hydraulic oil R-32 or R-46.

    b) Set the air pressure at 6kg/cm2.

Weekly Maintenance (40 hours of operation)

  1. The press should be cleaned of any excess grease, dust and debris.
  2. Inspect all guards and safety mechanisms to be certain the press is in a safe and reliable condition.
  3. Grease the central guide.

Monthly Maintenance

  1. Check the hydraulic system for leakage. Tighten up the fittings, if necessary.
  2. Check the cutting result if it is even all over the whole cutting area.
  3. Check the electric cable connecting loosen or not.

 Half-year Maintenance (1000 hours of operation)

For new machine, first hydraulic change should be made after 6 months or 1000 hours of operation.

 Annual Maintenance (2000 hours of operation)

1. Replace fresh hydraulic oil into the hydraulic tank. Note: For new machine, first hydraulic change should be made after 6 months or 1000 hours of operation.


  1. Replace or clean the hydraulic oil filter.
  2. Check or replace the top and bottom limit switches.
  3. Please replace missing screws.
  4. Test the machine pressure. Check the relief valve function and the pump performance


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