Heavy Demolition Tools: HYDRAULIC BREAKER (HAMMER) STORAGE
HAMMER (BREAKER) STORAGE

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HYDRAULIC BREAKER (HAMMER) STORAGE

SHORT TERM STORAGE

  1. Lay the breaker on wooden blocks. Remove the pins to disconnect the breaker from the boom.
  2. Remove the tool and ensure the retaining pins, bushings and piston bottom are well greased.
  3. Reinstall the tool.
  4. Cover with a tarp.

LONG TERM STORAGE - PREFERRED METHOD

  1. Remove the tool. Liberally grease inside the front head, piston bottom, and retaining pins.
  2. Release the cushion chamber gas pressure.
  3. Push the piston up inside the breaker.
  4. Reinstall the tool.
  5. Cover with a tarp.

LONG TERM STORAGE - ALTERNATE METHOD

  1. Store breaker upright in a safety stand.
  2. DO NOT release the cushion chamber gas pressure.
  3. Allow the breaker weight to push the tool up into the breaker.
HYDRAULIC BREAKER (HAMMER) STORAGE