Fill the ink fountain of the color press and adjust flow. Overall flow is regulated with the ratchet control on
the upper right side of the machine. Sectional flow is controlled with the individual fountain keys.
Start and operate the duplicating ma- chine in accordance with commercial manual instructions in order to
run down the ink. Move ink forms down so as to apply ink to the cylinder. Stop the duplicating machine.
Move the yoke shaft pressure handle (15) forward to lay a stripe on the blanket cylinder.
If necessary, adjust turnbuckles (11) until an even strip of between 0.125 inch (3.2 mm) and 0.188 inch
(4.75 mm) is achieved.
Secure turnbuckle locknuts and recheck the stripe.
With the yoke shaft pressure handle forward, secure the main tie rod attaching and adjusting nuts (6),
tightening the center nut first.
Turnbuckles (11) should never be adjusted without first loosening main tie rod nuts (6).
If necessary, adjust plate to blanket cylinders pressure by loosening setscrew (14) in calibrated collar and
then moving the yoke shaft pressure handle forward or back to increase or decrease pressure. Note graduations in
calibrated collar. Secure setscrew.
Position the left and right guards and install attaching screws.
Install knobs on ink and water feed control shafts.
Install the ink and water fountain control knobs.
Section IX. MAINTENANCE OF TOOL BOARD
The tool board, which is of wooden construction, is mounted on the left shelter wall above the duplicating machine.
The tool board incorporates a plunger-type dispenser can which contains the solution used to clean inker rollers and
4-21. Tool Board
Inspection. Inspect the tool board as follows:
Inspect tool board for security of installation and signs of damage.
Inspect complete assembly for missing hardware.
Inspect plunger-type dispenser can for damage and evidence of leaks.
Removal. Remove tool board as follows:
Remove worm drive retaining clamp which attaches plunger can to holder mount. (See fig. 4-9).