Way Cover - VMC - Z-Axis - Installation

Applies to machines built from: 
August, 2011
AD0009 Rev D

VMC - Z-Axis - Way Cover - Installation

This procedures tells you how to install the Z-Axis way cover on vertical machines.

Push POWER OFF. Set the main circuit breaker to the OFF position. Lock the main circuit breaker. Use an approved lock with an approved safety tag.
If your machine has a Y-Axis washdown coolant nozzle [1], remove it.

Remove the screws from the top [2] of the way cover. Hold the way cover to lower it slowly.

Remove the components in this sequence:
  • The screws from the bottom [3] of the way cover.
  • One of the mounting rails of the way cover [4].
  • The way cover [5].
  • The second mounting rail of the way cover.

Replace the (2) chip guards [6]. These are on the left and right sides of the spindle head cover [7].

Install (1) of the mounting rails [1].

Put the new way cover [2] into the bottom of the rail.

caution: Make sure the mounting rail [3] goes in the space [4] of each way cover.

Install the second mounting rail. Make sure the mounting rail fits into the space of each way cover.

Install the Z-Axis cover plate [5]. Do this for machines that do not have a Y-Axis washdown coolant nozzle.

Lift the way cover [2] up to the bottom head cover [3]. Attach the top [1] of the way cover to the bottom head cover [3]. Use the (3) screws [4] that were in the bottom head cover [3] from the removed way cover assembly.

If you removed the Y-Axis washdown coolant nozzle, install 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.