VMC - 50-Taper - Gearbox - 16DP-C - Oil Reservoir Refill Without 500-ml Fill Tank

Applies to machines built from: 
June, 2015

VMC - 50-Taper - Gearbox - 16DP-C - Oil Reservoir Refill Without 500ml Fill Tank - Introduction

This procedure tells you how to add oil to the 16DP-C gearbox on a 50-Taper VMC without a 500ml fill tank.

Prerequisites

 

note: If the machine has a 500ml fill tank, do this procedure:  VMC - 50-Taper - Gearbox - 16DP-C - Oil Reservoir Refill - 500-ml Fill Tank.

Do this procedure when these alarms show:

Model Software Alarm
CALM 18.09A or higher 2011 SPINDLE GEARBOX OIL LEVEL IS LOW
2012 INSUFFICIENT SPINDLE GEARBOX OIL FLOW

 

VMC - 50-Taper - Gearbox - 16DP-C - Oil Reservoir Refill - Without 500 ml Fill Tank

Step 1

Remove the spindle head sheet metal to get access to the oil tank. Remove the oil fill plug [1].

note: If the machine has a 500 ml fill tank, do this procedure: VMC - 50-Taper - Gearbox - 16DP-C - Oil Reservoir Refill - 500-ml Fill Tank

Step 2

Operate this code in MDI mode. Do not install the oil fill plug.

S500 M03;

G04 P60.;

M05;

M30;

Fill the oil to the top of the fill plug. Use Mobil SHC 627 or equivalent. Install the oil fill plug.

Conclusion

Operate the spindle for 10 minutes. Look for leaks which could cause the oil level to become low. Install the covers for the spindle head.

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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