3. UNCRATING & CLEANING
Carefully remove protective crating so machine and parts are not marred or
damaged. In the event of damage in transit, immediately notify the distributor from
whom the machine was purchased, as well as the transportation company making
Machine should be lifted by placing a sling under the ram as illustrated on page 33,
Thoroughly clean protective coating from machine with suit able cleaning solution.
IT IS NOT RECOMMENDE D THAT GASOLINE OR A NY
OTHER HIGHLY INFLAMM ABLE CLEANING AGENT
Do not move the table, knee, saddle or ram until all slideways have been well
cleaned and lubricated. Then, by hand, move table, s addle and knee to limit stop in
one direction. Clean and lubricate exposed ways and then move each unit to the
opposite limit stop and similarly clean lubricate the exposed ways. Loosen bolts to
unlock ram and move forward and backward the full length to clean and lubricate.
Loosen four locknuts in front of milling head out to detent and rotate head to
vertical position. Proceed with alignmen t of head as described on page 71. Tighten
nuts evenly, using normal pressure.
Care should be t aken to avoid excessive
tightening since this will cause distortion in the quill. Tighten all nuts to 25 ft -lbs
torque, and then repeat the procedure to 50 ft -lbs.
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