This procedure is drafted for an AC231 actuator but is similar to the replacement procedure for all of our G1, G2, G3 actuators.
How to replace a mechanic on an actuator (video)
Remove the 4 Allen screws #8-32 with the 9/64 hex bit screwdriver.
|Step 2:||Split motor from mechanic.
Note: Keep the yellow spider on the coupling of the motor.
|Step 3:||Install new motor on the mechanic and align the yellow spider correctly.
Note: Hold anchor with your finger to prevent ballscrew from turning while mating the motor to the housing; this will ensure the couplings stay aligned.
Note: Make sure the holes on the body align with the ones on the actuator bracket.
|Step 4:||Use the T-handle hexagonal screwdriver to install the mechanic on the motor with the 4 screws.
|Step 5:||Check correct operation of the actuator by extending and compressing the piston with your hand.|
How to replace a mechanic on an actuator