This article outlines the very simple steps needed to replace the belt in a Delta TP305 planer.
Sometimes planer belts fail. They can snap, or stretch out and lose their performance. If this happens to you, you'll want to know how to replace the belt. This article will help you complete this repair in no time.
Remember to get the right belt for your Delta TP305 planer.
Replacing the Belt
1. Remove the side cover
Remove the two side screws that secure the cover. Then remove the cover from the planer, being careful not to break the cursor.
2. Remove the upper belt cover
Remove the two screws that hold the upper belt cover to the planer, then set it aside.
3. Remove the belt
Work the belt slowly off of each pulley, a few grooves at a time. Then feed the belt through the housing near the upper pulley.
4. Install the new belt
Slide the new belt through the housing and work it onto the planer by pushing in on it as you rotate it around each pulley.
5. Replace the upper belt cover
Set the upper belt cover back into place and tighten the screws.
6. Replace the side cover
Slide the side cover back into position, then tighten the screws to finalize the repair.
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And that's how you can replace the belt in your Delta TP305 planer. This quick repair should only take 15 minutes and can have you cutting again in no time.
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