Installing the Grass Compression Gland


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You will first need to remove the current Compression Gland System from the chamber lid. This can be done by simply unscrewing the Compression Gland Screw and then removing the 4 brass screws underneath the lid.

Installing the grass compression gland PMS Instruments

Assemble all the above parts.

From left to right – (Chamber Lid, 4 brass screws, 4 O-rings (size 006), Grass Compression Gland, Grass Gasket, Grass Compression Gland Insert, Friction Washer and Compression Gland Screw.

Installing the grass compression gland PMS Instruments

Ensure the lid is free of dirt and debris.

Installing the grass compression gland PMS Instruments

Lubricate O-Rings with petroleum jelly (lightly) then install into screw holes.

Installing the grass compression gland PMS Instruments

Slide Grass Compression Gland into place – align with screw holes.

Installing the grass compression gland PMS Instruments

Turn lid over and prepare gasket – ensure it is clean.

Installing the grass compression gland PMS Instruments

Place gasket into gland. Align the slit in the gasket and gland.

Installing the grass compression gland PMS Instruments

Install Grass Compression Gland Insert – flat side up.

Installing the grass compression gland PMS Instruments

Place Friction Washer on top of Insert.

Installing the grass compression gland PMS Instruments

Installing the grass compression gland PMS Instruments

Screw the Compression Gland Screw into the Gland.

The final product should look like the above.

Using the Grass Compression Gland