- Place the proper size gauge in the sheave.
- Shine a light behind the gauge.
- Check for light between the gauge and the root of the groove. If you detect light, replace or re-tool the sheave.
Use a sheave gauge to regularly check sheave grooves for wear, which may slow or block a wire rope:
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Donahue Industries, Inc.
5 Industrial Drive
Shrewsbury, MA 01545-5835
Phone: (001) 508-845-6501
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