SECTION 4: OPERATION
The purpose of this overview is to provide the nov-
ice machine operator with a basic understanding
of how the machine is used during operation, so
the machine controls/components discussed later
in this manual are easier to understand.
Due to the generic nature of this overview, it is
not intended to be an instructional guide. To learn
more about specific operations, read this entire
manual, seek additional training from experienced
machine operators, and do additional research
outside of this manual by reading "how-to" books,
trade magazines, or websites.
To reduce your risk of
serious injury, read this
To reduce risk of eye or face injury from
flying chips, always wear approved safety
glasses and face shield when operating this
If you are not experienced with this type
of machine, WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND
that you seek additional training outside of
this manual. Read books/magazines or get
formal training before beginning any proj-
ects. Regardless of the content in this sec-
tion, Grizzly Industrial will not be held liable
for accidents caused by lack of training.
Model G0776 (Mfd. Since 7/14)
To complete a typical operation, the operator
does the following:
Securely mounts workpiece in lathe.
Puts on safety glasses and a face shield, rolls
up sleeves, removes jewelry, and secures
any clothing, jewelry, or hair that could get
entangled in moving parts.
Installs tooling, aligns it with workpiece, then
backs it away to establish a safe startup
Removes all setup tools from lathe.
Checks for safe clearances by rotating
workpiece by hand at least one full revolution.
Moves slides to where they will be used dur-
Sets correct spindle speed for operation.
If using power feed, selects proper feed rate
Turns main power switch ON, then resets
EMERGENCY STOP button.
10. Uses spindle lever to start spindle rotation.
11. Uses carriage handwheels or power feed
options to move tooling into workpiece for
12. When finished cutting, moves spindle
lever to OFF position, presses foot pedal
brake to completely stop spindle, presses
EMERGENCY STOP button, then removes