Types of Maintenance Carried Out for Machine Tools

There are different types of maintenance and they are Routine maintenance Daily maintenance Weekly maintenance Preventive maintenance Breakdown maintenance Capital repairs or Corrective maintenance 1. Routine Maintenance Routine maintenance is done to avoid unnecessary breakdown of machine tools. It involves regular works like cleaning and lubricating,...
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Methods of Lubrication

This post has been updated. The different methods of lubrication are 1. Ring lubrication 2. Wick lubrication 3. Splash lubrication 4. Grease lubrication Ring Lubrication The method of ring lubrication involves a ring hanging from down the rotating shaft. The bottom portion of the ring...
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Lubrication of Machine Tools

Rotating and sliding parts, which make contact with other parts, are subjected to wear due to friction. Viscous oil called lubricant is applied to these parts to avoid direct contact between them. The process of reducing friction is called lubrication. Applying oil or grease to...
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The Objective of ‘Maintenance’

“Prevention is better than cure”. With reference to this proverb, the task performed to make the machine tools work perfectly is called ‘Maintenance’. This is achieved by ensuring that machine tools, cutting tools and measuring instruments function properly without any fault. The primary objective of...
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