Cleaning & Maintenance

Clean the functional surfaces of the clamping nut at every tool change (blow out / old toothbrush):

Keep collets clean, especially slots. It should not look like the photo below:

Keep the spindle cone clean (finger / cloth should be clean, not like in the following picture):

Align workpiece

The part with the dial gauge is a lever feeler with hydraulic central clamping. The base is magnetic (switchable). The aluminium plate was roughly aligned and the milling machine then moved along the workpiece in the Y axis. When the pointer remains still, the workpiece is aligned parallel to the machine axis:


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