mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol
User Manual

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual

1. PREFACE

  • Please read an instruction manual of a separate volume before work by all means in order to get security of work when I do right driving, maintenance of TAMPING RAMMER and preparation.
  • On the handling of an engine, please read an engine instruction manual and a preparation manual of a separate volume.
  • This preparation commentary handwriting mentions the point of the resolution / assembling in preparation of TAMPING RAMMER and a preparation standard. You read this preparation commentary handwriting carefully before getting it ready, and please understand enough structure / a function of each part.
  • For inquiries about repair parts, parts lists, service manuals, and repair of the machine, please contact the shop where you purchased it, our sales office, or the Mikasa Parts Service Center. In addition, parts lists are available on the MIKASA website at: http://www.mikasas.com/english/

2. WARNING LABELS

The triangle shaped marks used in this manual and on the decals stuck on the main body indicate common hazards. Be sure to read and observe the cautions described.
mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Warning or Caution iconWarning labels indicating hazards to humans and to equipment.
mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Warning or Caution iconDANGER: Denotes an extreme hazard. It calls attention to a procedure, practice, condition or the like, which, if not correctly performed or adhered to, is likely to result in serious injury or death.
mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Warning or Caution iconWARNING: Denotes a hazard. It calls attention to a procedure, practice, condition or the like, which, if not correctly performed or adhered to, could result in serious injury or death.
mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Warning or Caution iconCAUTION: Denotes a hazard. It calls attention to a procedure, practice, condition or the like, which, if not correctly performed or adhered to, could result in injury to people and may damage or destroy the product.
Precautions (without a triangular mark): Failure to follow the instructions may result in damage to property.

3. PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFETY

3.1 Work area

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Warning or Caution iconDANGER
mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Do not work in a poorly iconDo not work in a poorly ventilated area such as indoors or inside a tunnel. Exhaust from engines contains toxic substances such as carbon monoxide, and it is very dangerous if those poisonous gases and dust are inhaled. Also to maintain better ventilation, keep an appropriate distance from buildings when operating this machine.

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Warning or Caution iconCAUTION

  • Do maintenance work in a place with a flat robust surface to keep the machine stable while being maintained. Also select an area with sufficient space for maintenance work.
  • Before maintenance work, clean the floor thoroughly. Oil and other soiling left on the floor may cause accidental fall. For maintenance work, make sure the work area is well lighted.
  • A portable lamp to illuminate the work site has to be protected by wire. If the lamp breaks, fuel and oil might ignite.
  • To prepare for emergency, the work area should be equipped with emergency medical devices and fire extinguishers.
    mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - To prepare for emergency icon

3.2 Clothing and protective gear

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Warning or Caution iconDANGER To make the work safe, wear work clothes that fit properly, and use protective gear such as a helmet and safety boots appropriate for the work. Work clothes that do not fit might be caught in the rotating parts, leading to an unexpected injury.

3.3 Cautions during refuelling

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Warning or Caution iconCAUTION When refuelling, pay attention to the following points. – Always refuel in a well ventilated area. Make sure that the engine is stopped. Refuel after the engine cools down.
– Refuel on a flat surface area with no flammable objects around. Be careful not to spill the fuel. If a spill occurs, wipe it well.
– Keep away from open fires while refuelling. (Smoking is strictly prohibited while refuelling.)
mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - To prepare for emergency iconSpills might occur if the fuel is filled to the top. After refuelling, tightly close the tank cap by twisting it to the end.

3.4 Preventing burns and accidentally being caught in the machine

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Warning or Caution iconWARNING

  • mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Start your work only after the machine cools down completely iconStart your work only after the machine cools down completely. The muffler, in particular, gets very hot, and an accidental burn might occur. The engine and engine oil also get very hot, so be careful not to get a burn.
  • If you perform maintenance work with the engine running, you might be accidentally caught in the rotating parts such as the clutch and gear. Perform maintenance work after the engine is stopped.

3.5 Tools and equipment, etc

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mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Tools and equipment

  • Qualification is required for handling the crane. Only someone qualified to operate a crane and do hooking work can handle the crane.
  • Before operating the crane, for safety reasons, check the machine parts (especially the hook and anti-vibration rubber) for any damage and loosened or missing bolts.
  • Stop the engine while hoisting.
  • Use a sufficiently strong wire rope.
  • For safety reasons, do not hoist to a height that is highter than necessary.
  • Do not use a wire rope if it is damaged.
  • For hoisting, use only the one point hoisting hook, and do not hoist at other parts (such as the handle).
  • When using a hydraulic shovel as a crane, never hoist up and down suddenly.
  • When the machine is hoisted, never allow people or animals underneath the crane.
  • For safety reasons, do not hoist to a height that is higher than necessary. Be careful not to cause accidents while operating the hoisting equipment. Also make sure the hoisting equipment is not malfunctioning.
  • Use appropriate tools. Using tools that do not fit the parts will not only damage the parts but also cause unexpected injury.

3.6 Use of genuine parts and genuine oils

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Warning or Caution iconCAUTION
Always use genuine parts and oils. The use of inappropriate parts will greatly shorten the life of the machine, also resulting in unexpected accidents.

3.7 Tightening torque of bolts and nuts

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Warning or Caution iconWARNING
For tightening of bolts and nuts, use the tightening torque specified in this maintenance manual. Over-tightening and the lack of torque will not only shorten the life of the machine but also result in unexpected accidents such as breakage and break-down of the machine while in use.

3.8 Handling of wastes

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Warning or Caution iconCAUTION
Store waste engine oil, lubrication oil and fuel in a container. Never release such wastes on the ground or discharge them in side ditches. Handle them in compliance with the applicable laws and other regulations. her than necessary. Be careful not to cause accidents while operating the hoisting equipment. Also make sure the hoisting equipment is not malfunctioning. Use appropriate tools. Using tools that do not fit the parts will not only damage the parts but also cause unexpected injury.

4. TOOL

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5. INSPECTION PROCEDURE

5.1 External appearance check

  1. Installation of parts (loosened screw, defective parts, etc.)
  2. Damage on machine
  3. Oil check (level and contamination)
    A. Engine oil (SAE10W-30 when shipped) (See operation manual for the engine)
    B. Main body oil (SAE10W-30 when shipped) (See table 1)
  4. Shock rubber for damage, crack, fatigue, hardening, etc.

5.2 Operating test

  1. Check for engine speed. (Idling and Operating speed)
  2. Check for abnormal noise and jump during operation. mikasa

6. ENGINE AND OIL

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - ENGINE AND OIL

7. RULES FOR CONDUCTING SERVICE WORK

  1. Before removing or disassembly any parts or component, be sure to know exactly how it was installed or assembled.
  2. Disassembly work should be conducted working space where it is free from dust.
  3. Protect the parts or component with sheet to avoid smearing or damaging during service work.
  4. Use proper tools and genuine parts in proper manner. mikasa
  5. Level check or replacement of oil for main body and engine should be carried out on level ground.
  6. Replace the disassembled O-ring, oil seal, packing, gasket or the like with new one.
  7. Do not reuse any bolts which it has been heated for disassembly.
  8. Use the specified standard tightening torque (See Table 2) and bonding agent (Loctite#221 and #242 or the like) when tightening the bolts and nuts. And clean the bolts and nuts before tightening them or coating with bonding agent to them. mikasa

Standard torque table

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Standard torque table

8. DISASSEMBLY AND REASSEMBLY

8.1 Disassembly and reassembly the Engine

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(1) Disassembly mikasa

 

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Disassembly

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Disassembly

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Disassembly

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mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Disassembly

(2) Reassembly

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8.2 Disassembly and reassembly the guide cylinder and the spring cylinder.

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Fig 9

(1) Disassembly

A. Unscrew 4 pcs bolts (22) which is fixing the crankcase and the guide cylinder. mikasa

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Unscrew 4 pcs bolts

B. Dismantle the engine. Then hook handle to lift Crankcase of Body. Turn Crank Drum slowly until Connecting Rod reaches at the bottom dead center. Remove Piston Pin(1) from Connecting Rod to divide Connecting Rod and Piston Rod(3).

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Fig 10

 

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Drain oil from drain plug

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Drain oil from drain plug

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Drain oil from drain plug

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Drain oil from drain plug mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Drain oil from drain plug

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Drain oil from drain plug

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Drain oil from drain plug

(2) Reassembly
Reassemble with the reversed procedure of disassembly with attention to the following terms.

  • A. Replace the disassembled O-ring with new one. mikasa
  • B. Replace the main spring (9) as a set with upper and lower when replacing it
  • C. Replace the bellows (23) with new one, if it is damaged.
  • D. The bellows (23) is easy to install by applying grease to inner wall of its opening.
  • E. Be careful not to pinch and to twist the O-ring when assembling the spring cylinder (12) and guide cylinder (20).
  • F. Apply molybdenum grease to inner sliding parts of spring cylinder (12), guide cylinder (20) and main spring (9) before assembling them.
  • G. Assemble the foot plate (13) to the spring cylinder (12) with the spring cylinder remover (P/N:9830-10040) after fitting position of the oil drain plug (17) of foot plate and the oil fill

8.3 Disassembly and reassembly the crankcase.

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Fig 18

(1) Disassembly 

A. Remove the engine assembly as per 8-1. mikasa
B. Separate the crankcase and the guide cylinder as per 8-2.
C. Remove the handle assembly by unscrewing 4 pcs bolts (4) which fixing it.
D. Remove the air cleaner assembly (33) by unscrewing 2 pcs bolts (40) and 2 pcs bolts (39), which is fixing it. (fig.19)

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Fig 19

 

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Remove the shock absorber bracket

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Remove the shock absorber bracket

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Remove the shock absorber bracket

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Remove the shock absorber bracket

8.4 Disassembly and reassembly the handle.

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Fig 26

(1) Disassembly

  • A. Remove the fuel tank (10) from the handle by unscrewing 3 pcs bolts (11) after disconnecting the fuel hose (19).
  • B. Unscrew 2 pcs tapping screws (22) which fixing the meter finisher from the underside of the fuel tank, and remove the hour & tachometer and the meter finisher at the same time because they are tightening at the same time. mikasa
  • C. In case of replacing the fuel filter (14) which installed in the fuel tank, remove the fuel filter holder (16) by unscrewing 3 pcs nuts (17) which is fixing it.

(2) Reassembly
Reassemble with the reversed procedure of disassembly with attention to the following terms. mikasa

  • A Replace the damaged fuel hoses (19, 103, 104) with new one.
  • B. Be careful not too tightening the tapping screws (22) which is fixing the hour & tachometer and the meter finisher because the threaded holes of the meter finisher made by plastic is broken by over tightening torque. mikasa

8.5 Disassembly and reassembly the combination lever

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Fig 27

5-1 Disassembly and reassembly the throttle wire
(1) Disassembly

  • A. In case of removing the throttle wire (5), move to idling position of the lever (2) ready. (fig.28) mikasa
  • B. Remove the end cap (11) and unscrew a bolt (10) and 2 pcs nuts (8).

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Fig 28

  • C. Remove the slider (9) and the inner wire from there.
  • D. Remove the outer wire by unscrewing 2 pcs nuts (7) after removing the wire cap (6).

(2) Reassembly Reassemble with the reversed procedure of disassembly. mikasa

Remark 1: Do not miss the way of assembly.

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Do not miss the way of assembly

Remark 2: Set Nut M6(7) with Throttle Lever and then insert Inner from the rear end.
5-2 Disassembly and reassembly the fuel cock
(1) Disassembly
A. In case of removing the fuel cock (3), move to high speed position of the lever (2) ready. (fig.29) mikasa

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Fig 29,30

(2) Reassembly

Reassemble with the reversed procedure of disassembly with attention to the following terms.

  • A. Assemble the fuel cock after fitting the position of groove between the fuel cock and the stop switch.
  • B. Apply grease for combination lever (P/N:9800 -10420) to the O-ring (17) and the groove of the fuel cock.
  • C. In case of the threaded hole was broken by too over screwing the tapping screw M4X12 (16), it is available by M14X16. mikasa

5-3 Disassembly and reassembly the stop switch
(1) Disassembly

  • A. In case of removing the stop switch (4), move to high speed position of the lever (2) ready. (fig.29)
  • B. Remove the stop switch (4) by unscrewing 2 pcs tapping screws (19) and a tapping screw (18). (fig.31) mikasa

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Remove the stop switch

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Fig 31

(1) Reassemble
Reassemble with the reversed procedure of disassembly with attention to the following terms. mikasa

  • A. Assemble the stop switch after fitting the position of groove between the fuel cock and the stop switch.
  • B. Apply grease for combination lever (P/N:9800 -10420) to the O-ring (19), the groove and the gear of the stop switch.
  • C. In case of the threaded hole was broken by too over screwing the tapping screw M4X12 (18), it is available by M4X16.
  • D. In case of the threaded hole was broken by too over screwing the tapping screw M4X30 (19), it is available by M4X34. mikasa

5-4 Disassembly and reassembly the lever
(1) Disassembly

Remove the lever (2) by unscrewing a bolt (12) after unscrewing a bolt (14). (fig.32)

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Fig 32

(2) Reassembly

Reassemble with the reversed procedure of disassembly with attention to the following terms. mikasa

  • A. Be careful the way of dick springs as per fig.33 when assembling the lever.

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Fig 33

9. PERIODIC CHECKS AND ADJUSTMENTS mikasa

9.1 Table of scheduled checks

mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Table of scheduled checks

9.2 Periodic checks and adjustments

  1. Daily maintenance Carefully wipe off any mud, dirt or oil from each component. If oil leaks, retighten the joints and check again.
  2. Maintenance after every 50 hours of operation Remove the fuel filter cup and clean the inside thoroughly. (fig.34) Remove the spark plug and clean it. Then adjust the gap to 0.6 to 0.7 mm.
    mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Fig 34
  3. Replacing the lubrication oil Remove the drain plug on the lower part of the machine body and drain the oil inside. Then add the specified amount of new oil.(fig.35)
    mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Fig 35
  4. Cleaning the air cleaner Remove the upper air cleaner cover on the main body. Loosen and remove the 2 Phillips screws that hold the cover on the air cleaner assembly.
    A. Primary element (clean every 80 to 100 hours) If the primary element is dirty, wash it with gasoline or lamp kerosene. Then, dip it in engine oil SAE10W-30 and wring it out. (Wring the element so that 25 to 30 cc of engine oil remains in the element.) (fig.36) mikasa
    B. Secondary element (clean every 100 to 150 hours) When the secondary element (under the primary element) becomes dirty, wash it with neutral detergent solution and dry it well. Then reuse it. (fig.37,38) mikasa
    mikasa MTX-60E Tamping Rammer Petrol Owner's Manual - Fig 37,38
  5. Be sure to check the fuel line for damaged or looseness. Replace the fuel line every 2 years, even if it does not show any abnormality.
  6. Cleaning the machine body If you want to clean the machine body using high-pressure steam, do not spray water directly into the air cleaner, carburettor, muffler, or top of the fuel tank. Otherwise engine problems may occur. mikasa

10. TROUBLESHOOTING

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