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Grizzly G0554Z Owner's Manual: Section 4: Operations; Operation Overview

14" x 40" gear-head floor lathe.
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To reduce the risk of
serious injury when using
this machine, read and
manual before beginning
any operations.
Damage to your eyes and lungs could result
from using this machine without proper pro-
tective gear. Always wear safety glasses and
a respirator when operating this machine.
Loose hair, clothing, or
jewelry could get caught
in machinery and cause
serious personal injury.
Keep these items away
from moving parts at all
times to reduce this risk.
No list of safety guidelines can be complete.
Every shop environment is different. Always
consider safety first, as it applies to your
individual working conditions. use this and
other machinery with caution and respect.
Failure to do so could result in serious per-
sonal injury, damage to equipment, or poor
work results.

Operation Overview

this overview gives you the basic process that
happens during an operation with this machine.
Familiarize yourself with this process to better
understand the remaining parts of the Operation
there are many variations of the below typical
operation that involve additional or different steps,
depending on the selected task.
To complete a typical operation, the operator
does the following:
if you have never used this type of machine
or equipment before, WE STRONGLy REc-
OMMEND that you read books, trade maga-
zines, or get formal training before begin-
ning any projects. Regardless of the con-
tent in this section, Grizzly industrial will
not be held liable for accidents caused by
lack of training.
securely mounts the workpiece in one of the
chucks or on the faceplate.
Mounts the tooling and correctly aligns it with
the workpiece.
sets the correct spindle speed for the opera-
if using power feed, selects the proper feed
rate for the operation.
Checks for safe clearances, then begins the
spindle rotation.
using either the carriage handwheels or power
feed, moves the tooling into the workpiece.
When finished cutting, turns the lathe OFF
and removes the workpiece.
Model g0554z (Mfg 01/09+)


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  • teddy martin Feb 06, 2017 03:25:
    where can I get one of these carriage stops at g4003