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close this bookSetting-up and Operating of Regular Engine Lathes - Course: Techniques for Machining of Material. Instruction Examples for Practical Vocational Training
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View the documentInstruction example 1.1.: Handling the operation elements
View the documentInstruction example 1.2.: Selection of the working means
View the documentInstruction example 1.3.: Clamping and aligning of workpiece and tool
View the documentInstruction example 1.4.: Care and maintenance of the lathe

Instruction example 1.4.: Care and maintenance of the lathe

Demonstrated by the example of a regular engine lathe.

Required previous knowledge

Qualities of lubricants and auxiliary agents, (lubricating schedule of the respective machine, operating instructions).

Sequence of operations
Kind of maintenance work

Frequency of maintenance work

1. Cleaning of the guideway

Every day

2. Inspection of the oil level with the help of the oil-level gauge

Every day

3. Lubricating according to the lubrication schedule

Every day, every week, every three months, every six months

4. Cleaning the magnetic filter

Every three months

5. Draining off and replacing the oil

Every six months

6. Checking the contents of the coolant container

Every week

7. Cleaning the machine

Every week

8. Checking the bearing clearance

Every year

9. Checking contactors and limit switches

Every three months

10. Examining the lubrication pump

Every six moths

The lubrication points of the lathe are given in the workshop sketch.

Permanent oil filling:


Oiling by the oil squirt:

2, 3, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15

Oiling and cleaning of the sliding points:

4, 5, 7, 8

Care and maintenance of the lathe