Hypertherm - Cut with Confidence

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Image 1/3: Remove the second wear ring from the piston. Image 2/3: Remove the first split ring from the middle groove of the piston. Image 3/3: Remove the first split ring from the middle groove of the piston.
  • Remove the first wear ring from the piston.

  • Remove the second wear ring from the piston.

  • Remove the first split ring from the middle groove of the piston.

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Image 1/3: Cut the cap seal from the middle groove of the piston with a pen knife. Image 2/3: Use a pick to remove the T-seal from the middle groove of the piston. Image 3/3: Use a pick to remove the T-seal from the middle groove of the piston.
  • Remove the second split ring from the middle groove of the piston.

  • Cut the cap seal from the middle groove of the piston with a pen knife.

  • Use a pick to remove the T-seal from the middle groove of the piston.

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Image 1/3: Visually inspect the piston for any scratches or blemishes. If damaged, replace the piston. Image 2/3: Reapply the hydraulic fluid to the  piston with a spray bottle. Image 3/3: Reapply the hydraulic fluid to the  piston with a spray bottle.
  • Wipe down the piston with the towel to remove excess hydraulic fluid.

  • Visually inspect the piston for any scratches or blemishes. If damaged, replace the piston.

  • Reapply the hydraulic fluid to the piston with a spray bottle.

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Image 1/3: To create the modified wear ring, shave one edge of a new wear ring (not included in kit) with a belt sander and have the wear ring facing up so there is an easier placement of the cap seal. Image 2/3: Put the piston assembly tool onto the piston to fit in the groove. Image 3/3: Apply hydraulic fluid to the piston assembly tool.
  • Put the modified wear ring into the top groove of the piston.

    • To create the modified wear ring, shave one edge of a new wear ring (not included in kit) with a belt sander and have the wear ring facing up so there is an easier placement of the cap seal.

  • Put the piston assembly tool onto the piston to fit in the groove.

  • Apply hydraulic fluid to the piston assembly tool.

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Image 1/3: Slide the cap seal onto the piston assembly tool and push the cap seal down (using rigid cardboard) past the  modified wear ring and over the T-seal to place in the middle groove. Image 2/3: Put the first split ring onto the middle groove with the rounded side facing inward towards the T-seal. Image 3/3: Put the first split ring onto the middle groove with the rounded side facing inward towards the T-seal.
  • Slide the T-seal around the piston assembly tool, past the modified wear ring, and into the middle groove of the piston.

  • Slide the cap seal onto the piston assembly tool and push the cap seal down (using rigid cardboard) past the modified wear ring and over the T-seal to place in the middle groove.

  • Put the first split ring onto the middle groove with the rounded side facing inward towards the T-seal.

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Image 1/3: The break in the split ring should be on the opposite side of the first split ring. Image 2/3: Put the first wear ring onto the bottom groove of the piston. Image 3/3: Put the second wear ring onto the top groove of the piston.
  • Put the second split ring onto the middle groove with the rounded side facing inward towards the T-seal.

    • The break in the split ring should be on the opposite side of the first split ring.

  • Put the first wear ring onto the bottom groove of the piston.

  • Put the second wear ring onto the top groove of the piston.

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Image 1/1: Proceed to the assembly of the intensifier.
  • Apply hydraulic fluid to the entire piston with a spray bottle.

  • Proceed to the assembly of the intensifier.

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