Figure 19. gearbox controls.
Feed Lock Knob: Engages/disengages the
power feed and the feed rate knobs.
G. Numeric Feed Rate Knob: one of three
controls for setting the feed rate.
H. c-F Feed Rate Knob: one of three controls
for setting the feed rate.
STOp button: When pushed, turns the spin-
dle motor and coolant pump OFF. to reset
this button, twist it clockwise until it pops
Jog button: When pushed, starts counter-
clockwise spindle rotation.
K. power Lamp: lights when the machine is
connect to power and the main power switch
is turned ON.
coolant Switch: turns the coolant pump
Running the coolant pump without adequate
coolant in the tank may permanently damage
the coolant pump motor. This is considered
abuse and is not covered by the warranty.
carriage controls & components
Figure 20. Carriage controls.
M. compound Slide: Moves in-and-out across
the spindle center line. the compound slide
is adjustable for any angle within its range,
which is adjusted by using the hex nuts and
angle scale on the base of the slide.
N. compound Handwheel: Moves the com-
pound rest in increments of 0.001" or 0.02mm
and is used to control the position of the cut-
ting tool relative to the workpiece. turning the
handwheel clockwise moves the slide toward
the workpiece. the graduated dial can be
adjusted by holding the handwheel with one
hand and turning the dial with the other.
O. carriage Lock: secures the carriage in
place for greater rigidity and accuracy when
p. Thread Dial: shows when to engage the
half-nut during threading operations.
Q. Thread Dial chart: indicates on which thread
dial reading to engage the half-nut for specific
inch thread pitches.
R. Half-Nut Lever: Engages the half-nut for
longitudinal power feed and threading opera-
S. Spindle Lever: starts, stops, and reverses
direction of spindle rotation.
power Feed Lever: Engages the power feed
for longitudinal or cross travel.
Model g0554z (Mfg 01/09+)