RECENT CUSTOMER REBUILD OF A MORI SEIKI LATHE

Check out this project where we highlighted the rebuild of a Mori Seiki lathe. We started by disassembling the primary components to assess the level of wear and provide the customer with a preliminary estimate.

The spindle, apron, tail stock, and head stock were all completely rebuilt. All spindle bearings were replaced and both x and y axes were aligned. The bed ways were removed, ground, and restored to parallel. The aprons were then scraped to fit the newly repaired bed ways and the cross slides were scraped to fit the aprons. After the compound was scraped to fit the cross slide, all compound and cross slide hardware was replaced with new nuts and screws.

The tail stock was then scraped to align with the spindle and cross slide. Finally, the rack was built up to fit the carriage, resulting in a fully aligned, functioning lathe. The finished lathe was primed and painted gray with a protective finish.

Continue below for additional details about this Mori Seiki lathe repair project, or contact us now.

BODY:    

COMPLETELY REALIGN X & Y AXIS:

GRIND BED WAYS TO MAKE PARALLEL

SCRAPE AND RE-ALIGN APRON TO FIT BEDWAY

SCRAPE AND RE-ALIGN CROSS SLIDE TO FIT APRON

SCRAPE COMPOUND TO ALIGN WITH SPINDLE AND TAILSTOCK

BUILD UP ALL GIBS WITH TURCITE AND REFIT

REPLACE COMPOUND AND CROSSLIDE SCREW AND NUTS

SCRAPE TAILSTOCK TO ALIGN WITH SPINDLE AND CROSS SLIDE

BUILD UP OR REPLACE RACK TO FIT CARRIAGE

REPLACE TAILSTOCK LEAD SCREW AND HOUSING

 

HEADSTOCK:

REPLACED SPINDLE BEARINGS

REPLACED SEVERAL BROKEN HEADSTOCK GEARS WITH NEW

DRAINED AND REFILLED ALL LUBRICANTS TO PROPER LEVELS