Guides for maintenance?

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Guides for maintenance?

Postby Noren » Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:00 pm

Is that available? Get a lot of questions about lubrication and generall maintenance.

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Re: Guides for maintenance?

Postby Timber Haint » Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:14 am

Good question. I also would like to know.

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Re: Guides for maintenance?

Postby Vicky@Raise3D » Mon Feb 05, 2018 2:03 am

Sorry, but by now, we have no guides about maintenance. If you find any abnormal during using, please make contact with our support team.
For lubrication, we recommend to use grease with PTFE, such as SuperLube. Wipe out the origin lube first, then apply new lube onto the axes.

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Re: Guides for maintenance?

Postby Noren » Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:53 am

Thanks. I knew about super lube on the ride. But it looks like the z rods doesn’t have super lube but something else?

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Re: Guides for maintenance?

Postby Vicky@Raise3D » Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:07 am

You mean Z guide rods or Z leadscrew?

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Re: Guides for maintenance?

Postby Noren » Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:41 am

Z lead screws. (Sorry).

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Re: Guides for maintenance?

Postby Vicky@Raise3D » Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:26 am

For that we use grease specially for ballscrews.
The brand we use in factory is a Japanese brand called YAMATE. Type is HG-101. Not sure whether you can the same one in your country.

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Re: Guides for maintenance?

Postby Iamkar33m » Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:27 pm

How often should we be replacing the grease? Weekly? Monthly?

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Re: Guides for maintenance?

Postby Noren » Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:25 pm

Vicky@Raise3D wrote:For that we use grease specially for ballscrews.
The brand we use in factory is a Japanese brand called YAMATE. Type is HG-101. Not sure whether you can the same one in your country.


I have a real hard time finding any info about this.
Could you please give some more information about compatible products?
Or what kind of lubricant it is. What the contents are?

The only suggestion I have gotten online is “sewing machine oil”. But I don’t think that is correct.

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Re: Guides for maintenance?

Postby Vicky@Raise3D » Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:24 am

What about NSK grease?
I searched this on ebay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/NSK-GRS-PS2-Gr ... SwL5BZwrP8
And here is the result with searching Ball Screw Grease: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Kluber-Microlu ... xylpNTPnkJ

Remember wipe out the origin grease before applying the new one onto axes in case any difference in ingredients between.

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Re: Guides for maintenance?

Postby jetdillo » Fri May 18, 2018 1:18 pm

Vicky@Raise3D wrote:Sorry, but by now, we have no guides about maintenance. If you find any abnormal during using, please make contact with our support team.
For lubrication, we recommend to use grease with PTFE, such as SuperLube. Wipe out the origin lube first, then apply new lube onto the axes.


Is there a specific method for lubrication ? Are there ports for squeezing the grease into ?
Mine is sounding louder than usual over the past few runs, esp. during X/Y travel moves. I have the PTFE grease but didn't want to just start spreading it across the rods until I asked here.

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Re: Guides for maintenance?

Postby Vicky@Raise3D » Sun May 20, 2018 9:36 am

No specific port, we just apply lube in middle of the axis then move the extruder around to distribute lube evenly on all the moving path.
And please don't forget wiping out the origin lube before applying new lube onto axis


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