Grizzly G0554Z Owner's Manual: Brake Pads

14" x 40" gear-head floor lathe.
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brake pads

When the brake pads are worn down to less than
" thick, they must be replaced. if the brake pads
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completely wear out, then metal will grind on
metal and the pulley may be ruined.
When replacing the brake pads, the inside of the
pulley must be turned so that it is smooth and
even as the pulley also acts as the brake drum.
Tools Needed
phillips screwdriver #2 ...................................... 1
hex Wrenches 5, 6mm ............................. 1 Each
Wrench or deep socket 24mm ......................... 1
needle-nose pliers ........................................... 1
Another lathe or Brake turning Machine ......... 1
dial or digital Calipers ....................................... 1
To check/replace the brake pads:
1.
disConnECt lAthE FroM poWEr!
2.
open the left side door, then remove it from
the hinges.
3.
release the V-belt tension, then remove
the V-belts (refer to Tensioning/Replacing
v-belts on page 53 for detailed instruc-
tions).
4.
step on the foot brake to lock the top pulley
in place, then remove the cap screw shown
in Figure 92.
Cap screw
Figure 92. top pulley and cap screw.
Model g0554z (Mfg 01/09+)
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top pulley
5.
step off the foot brake to release the brakes,
then remove the pulley to expose the brake
pads, as shown in Figure 93.
Brake
pads
Figure 93. Brake pads exposed.
6.
use your calipers to measure the thickness of
both brake pads.
— if both brake pads are more than
then the brake pads do not need to be
replaced. re-assemble the lathe parts in
the opposite manner that you disassem-
bled it in Steps 2–5.
— if either of the brake pads is less than
" thick, damaged, or contaminated with
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oil, the proceed to Step 7 to replace both
pads.
7.
resurface the inside of the pulley. if you do
not have the machinery to do this, we recom-
mend taking the pulley to a brake shop for
resurfacing.
8.
replace the brake pads with a new set.
9.
install the resurfaced pulley, then re-assem-
ble the rest of the lathe parts in the oppo-
site manner that you disassembled them in
Steps 2–5.
10. start the lathe and test the brake to make
sure it works properly before placing the
machine back into regular operation.
— if you have any problems with this proce-
dure, please call our technical support for
assistance.
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    where can I get one of these carriage stops at g4003