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● Suitable oil and amount

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The maximum capacity of cutting oil for CNC-200 is about 25 Liters.Fill in one barrel of 5 Gallon (20 Liters) cutting oil into CNC-200.

The slotting cutting oil should be oily cutting liquid.The oil should be able to prolong the service life of cutting tools and let the cutting edge maintains sharp. So, the features of suitable oil should be heavy duty, extreme pressure, hard cut oil.It is similar with broaching oil or gear hobbing oil. Recommend oil: HARDCUT-24H cutting oil (made by USA Pennlube Corp.) User can also discuss with local lubricant supplier to see if they have cutting oil which similar with broaching oil or gear hobbing oil.

To add the cutting oil, just add the cutting oil into coolant tank in the machine base bottom. Add oil from the inlet holes at both sides slowly. The following pictures are HARDCUT-24H cutting oil and the inlet hole:
 

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Recommend Gear Lubrication Oil:

Gear Lubrication Oil

Brand name

SHELL

MOBIL

ISO VG

Oil#

OMALA OIL 320

MOBIL GEAR 632

ISO VG EP320

 

Volume: 1 Liter.

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CNC-300 was installed with Automatic Lubrication Device.When the machine is running, the Automatic Lubrication Device will pump 10 seconds and outlet about 20c.c. for 16 lubrication points.It included 1 point for X axis ball screw lubrication. The oil for X axis lubrication is about 2c.c..

The capacity of Automatic Lubrication Tank is 4 Liter.When the Lubricant runs out (lacking), the sensor will work.And, the Automatic Lubrication Device will send out warning sound Bi Bi Bi.Then, the operator needs to add lubricant into Automatic Lubrication Device.The recommend Lubricant is MOBIL (Vactra sevies 2) or others in following lists: