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LUBRICATION & SPEED CHART

FOR ATLAS 6" LATHE (MODELS 612 & 618)

LUBRICATION CHART

SPEED CHART

LUBRICATION CHART
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IMPORTANT - LUBRICATE LATHE BEFORE OPERATING

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CODE

A - OIL DAILY with S.A.E. No. 20 oil

B - OIL WEEKLY with S.A.E. No. 20 oil

C - OIL MONTHLY with S.A.E. No. 20 oil

D - KEEP CLEAN and well oiled at all times.

E - LUBRICATE gear teeth with Keystone No. 122 gear lubricant, or equivalent, to obtain smoother, more quiet operation. Remove oil and dirt before applying grease.

*Remove screw to oil bearings with oil.

**About once a month clean with kerosene and a brush, then cover.

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KEEP YOUR LATHE CLEAN

Oil and dirt form an abrasive compound that can easily damage carefully fitted bearing surfaces. Wipe the bed and all polished parts with a clean oily rag at frequent intervals. Use a brush to clean spindle threads, gear teeth, lead screw threads, etc.

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SPEED CHART

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SPINDLE SPEEDS IN R.P.M.

DIRECT DRIVE

BACK GEAR DRIVE

Spindle Belt Position

Motor Belt Position

Spindle Belt Position

Motor Belt Position

A

B

A

B

1

380

975

1

55

145

2

540

1380

2

82

210

3

835

2150

3

125

315

4

1185

3050

4

185

463

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