Set screw will not hold key way and pulley flies off

by Jeffery a Leighton
(North Conway NH )

the pulley on engine does not stay on the set screw will not hold key way and pulley flies off


we have a new tat-2t wheel barrel compressor

the pulley on engine that drives compressor keep coming off the set screw loosens and keyway falls out the pulley fall off

it has done this since day one when we unwrapped
it

now need new pulley set screw and keyway very unhappy with this what the problem with these compressors

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Feb 14, 2015
pulley
by: Doug in s.d.ca

Too late to send/take it back?

Is the motor shaft OK?

What, exactly, do you mean by "keyway"? Is there a key plus a set screw?

Sounds like you may have an alignment problem - even if the pulley gets loose, it should stay in place by tension on the belt.

Pix would be nice, too.

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