Lathe Metal Blue - Acraturn Blue

Aliases Blue Lathe, Small Lathe
Other References
Official Maintainer Craig Rea

Working

Machine is working as expected.

This machine requires induction to use.

Request an induction in the metalshop channel on the HSBNE discord server, or create a post in the metalworking section of the forums. Inductions typically run on Tuesday nights, but alternative times can be arranged upon request.

PLACEHOLDER: This is where you can document the usage practices for the machine generally. If this section gets very long, then it should be part of a canvas course for induction. Don't document maintenance procedures here, please do that below in the maintenance section. Delete this line.

Required Always wear AS/NZS 1337.1 compliant safety glasses while operating this machine.
Required Enclosed shoes are required, no open sandals, thongs etc
Required Restrain hair while operating machine
Prohibited Loose clothing and jewellery not to be worn while operating this machine.
Recommended We recommend hearing protection.
Warning Entanglement hazard present while wearing gloves.
Maintenance Disconnect power to the machine before performing maintenance, including wheel changes

PLACEHOLDER: Please fill out this table with all relevant machine specifications. The manufacturers website usually gives a good list. Delete this line.

Name Value
Motor Power 240V Single Phase, 1.1kW
Spindle Speed 12 Speed, 40-1350RPM

Manufactured by Acraturn. Spare parts cannot be purchased.

Date Description Workaround Proposed Remediation
Date Modified By Description Remediation Cost
28/09/2020 J Z Services Professional Service
Image Category Accessory Name & Notes Location Buy from
Workholder 3 Jaw Self-Centring Chuck Mounted to chuck or in left-hand cabinet under lathe
Workholder 4 Jaw Independent Chuck Mounted to chuck or in left-hand cabinet under lathe
Accessory Chuck Key Right hand drawer of lathe/mill cabinet
Attachment Steady Rest In right-hand cabinet under lathe
Attachment Follow Rest In right-hand cabinet under lathe
Toolpost Accessory Quick Change Tool Post (QCTP) Attached to lathe
Toolpost Accessory QCTP Tool Holder Right hand drawer of lathe/mill cabinet
Toolpost Accessory QCTP Wrench Right hand drawer of lathe/mill cabinet
Accessory Grease Gun
Only to be filled with slideway oil 32.
Used for oiling lathe ways, tailstocks, change gears, etc.
In lathe/mill cabinet under lid
Carbide Insert Holder 16mm General Purpose External Turning Tool RH
Tool Number: WWLNR1616H08
Uses Inserts: WNMG0804
Right hand drawer of lathe/mill cabinet Aliexpress
Carbide Insert Holder 16mm General Purpose Boring Bar RH
Tool Number: S20R-MWLNR08
Uses Inserts: WNMG0804
Right hand drawer of lathe/mill cabinet Aliexpress
Image Category Accessory Name & Notes Location Buy from
wnmg0804.jpg Tungsten Carbide Inserts Trigon tungsten carbide insert
Part Number: WNMG0804
Right hand drawer of lathe/mill cabinet Aliexpress
Oil Slideway Oil 32
Used to oil lathe ways, tailstock and change gears.
Interval Task
Every Use Oil change gears
Clean & oil ways
Oil lead screw
Top up coolant tank with water
Monthly Oil Tailstock

PLACEHOLDER A RACI is an important documentation process to let people know what ACTIONS can happen, and who needs to be Responsible, Accountable, Consulted and Informed for each ACTION. Delete this line.

Task / Action Executive Cause Leader
Cause Team
Named Maintainer Trainers Cause Membership Implementer
Modification and Repairs - AC C I I I R
Induction changes C RACI RC I I I R
Purchasing Consumables - RACI RC I I I R

PLACEHOLDER: Risk assessment is important to ensure we are making tools available to members in a responsible fashion. Please make every effort to do a reasonable risk assessment. If there is a safety incident with the tool, please redo a risk assessment and add it to the table.

Ref / ID Pre-Mitigation Mitigations / Warnings / Remedies Post Mitigation
Risk Risk Severity Risk Likelyhood Risk Level Risk Severity Risk Likelyhood Risk Level Acceptable to Proceed
0001 PLACEHOLDER DEATH Intolerable Probable 11 PLACEHOLDER Induction to train users in correct usage Low Improbable 1

PLACEHOLDER: A decision register is for general documentation when some decision is made regarding the tool. To change its location, mode of operation, to buy an accessory, to replace something, to change how it operates etc. Delete this line.

Ref / ID Decision Details Impact Proposed Date Proposed By Status Approved By Date Resulting Actions and Comments
0000 Example decision Provides an example 08/08/20 JH Approved JH 08/08/20 A line was put in the register
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