How to Remove and Inspect A CNC Chuck
Watch step by step how to properly remove a chuck from a lathe, disassemble and reassemble the chuck, and then put it back in the lathe.
There are different reasons to remove a chuck and inspect the components. Maybe it is time to clean the chuck parts, or perhaps the machine crashed (and if the machine crashed, you better be inspecting the chuck components).
In this video, Matt Schmelzer from Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, shares some insider tips. Check out the most important places to check during a chuck component inspection. You’ll also learn some tricks to disassemble and reassemble, the chuck along with removing and inserting properly into the lathe. Matt also shows which tools he uses throughout the process.
Matt also keeps a honing stone on hand to buff our sharp edges or damaged surfaces.
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