Rim/Wheel Safety & Service: Inspecting and Installing Wheel Guard Separator Plates Mobile App
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The Wheel-Guard is a nylon separator plate, approximately .040" thick.
How does it work?
It is placed between the hub or drum and the wheel, and/or between two wheels in dual applications. The Wheel-Guard separator plate is strongly recommended in severe applications where corrosion, abrasive wheels and/or wear has been identified as a problem. Wheel guard separator plates should not be used between the brake drum and hub. The guard separator plate is for extreme temperature conditions and/or frequent stop-start braking applications. Both aluminum and steel wheels can benefit from the use of a separator plate. Care must be exercised in centering the separator plate prior to torqueing and stud length must be checked as each plate is approximately .040"" thick. Use the Rim/Wheel Safety & Service: Inspection and Installation of Wheel Guard Separator Plates form to ensure safe practice while installing guard separator plates on heavy-duty trucks and standard vehicles. The Submissions list will list the Apps with submissions, the number of submissions and the date and time of the last submission. This mobile template can be used during a pre-trip inspection, third-party testing, or other vehicle inspection along with the owner's manual for the vehicle. The inspection and installation of wheel guard separator plates form is necessary for maintenance, safety and health. The Submissions list will list the Apps with submissions, the number of submissions and the date and time of the last submission.