Chuck Removal

Classic Control - Lathe Operator's Manual

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This is a summary of the chuck removal process.

Chuck Removal Illustration: [1] Chuck Adapter Plate, [2] 6X Socket Head Cap Screws (SHCS), [3] Chuck, [4] 6X SHCS.

  1. Move both axes to their zero positions. Remove the chuck jaws.
  2. Remove the three (3) screws that mount the center cup (or plate) from the center of the chuck and remove the cup.
  3. caution: You must clamp the chuck when you do this next step, or you will damage the drawtube threads.
    Clamp the chuck [3] and remove the (6) SHCS [4] that mount the chuck to the spindle nose or adapter plate.
  4. Unclamp the chuck. Place a chuck wrench inside the center bore of the chuck and unscrew the chuck from the drawtube. If equipped, remove adapter plate [1].
    warning: The chuck is heavy. Be prepared to use lifting equipment to support the chuck while you remove it.

Be aware: Many service and repair procedures should be done only by authorized personnel. The service technicians at your Haas Factory Outlet (HFO) have the training, experience, and are certified to do these tasks safely and correctly. You should not do machine repair or service procedures unless you are qualified and knowledgeable about the processes.

Danger: Some service procedures can be dangerous or life-threatening. DO NOT attempt a procedure that you do not completely understand. Contact your Haas Factory Outlet (HFO) and schedule a service technician visit if you have any doubts about doing a procedure.

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