Autoflow Maintenance - Machining Centre

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Author avatarGareth Green | Last edit 23/01/2020 by Gareth Green being drafted

Introduction

The Machine has many moving parts, all which need regular maintenance. Below outlines what items need particular attention:

Step 1 - Infeed Clamp Vertical and horizontal rollers

Daily – remove any tape or debris which may have become entangled in the rollers

Weekly – apply oil to top and side of roller units and then slowly spin them for a few revolutions to allow the oil to penetrate the bearings


Step 2 - Spindle Motors

Daily – Ensure that each spindle will turn freely with no grinding noise when rotating, check cutters for chips or damage, check V – Notch blades for chipped or damaged teeth

Check Spindles slide freely in and out on full range of movement

Monthly - Lubricate slideway bearings


Step 3 - Slewing Ring and Pinion wheel

Daily – clean area of swarf or debris

Weekly – visually check pinion wheel and slewing ring for any damage, chips or cracks, remove any debris that may have become caught up in the teeth



Step 4 - Y Axis Rails

4 off Located at the bottom of the machining centre cabinet.

Daily – clean away any debris

Monthly– lightly oil rail surface with supplied oil



Step 5 - Outfeed Clamp Vertical and Horizontal Rollers

Daily – remove any tape or debris which may have become entangled in the rollers

Weekly – apply oil to top and side of roller units and then slowly spin them for a few revolutions to allow the oil to penetrate the bearings

Step 6 - Z Axis Linear Bearings

4 off

Daily – clear area of debris

Monthly– 1 – 2 pumps of grease via grease nipple, wipe away any excess grease

Step 7 - Auto lube System

Check level of grease in Auto lube

Part replacement order code is M0001047



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