Lathe Metal Blue - Acraturn Blue

Aliases Blue Lathe, Small Lathe
Other References
Official Maintainer Ben Jackson

Working

This machine requires induction to use.

Book an induction on Eventbrite.
https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/metalshop-inductions-804979

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
Name Value
Motor Power 240V Single Phase, 1.1kW
Spindle Speed 12 Speed, 40-1350RPM
Coolant No

No documents are currently available for this machine.

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 Shadow Board
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 Shadow board
Toolpost Accessory QCTP Wrench Shadow board
Accessory Oil Can
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

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 Death Severe Possible 15 Induction to train users in correct usage. Severe Very Unlikely 5 Yes
0002 Electric Shock Major Unlikely 8 Induction to train users in correct usage.
Ensure power cables are properly connected and off the floor.
Cables are tested and tagged and inspected for damage.
Minor Very Unlikely 2 Yes
0003 Noise Moderate Likely 12 Train users to wear hearing protection. Insignificant Unlikely 2 Yes
0004 Tripping Hazard Moderate Possible 9 Train users to maintain a clean working area.
Keep all cables off the ground and secured out of the way.
Insignificant Unlikely 2 Yes
0005 Insufficient Lighting Minor Possible 6 Turn on shop lights.
Open metal-shop doors for natural lighting.
Insignificant Unlikely 2 Yes
0006 Entanglement Major Possible 12 Induction to train users in correct usage.
Remove any possible entanglement items such as long sleeves, gloves, watches, jewellery, etc.
Tie back long hair.
Minor Unlikely 4 Yes
0007 Impact Injury Major Possible 12 Induction to train users in correct usage.
Train users in correct use of the chuck/fixture plate as per the induction.
Train users in chuck key discipline (never leave the chuck key in while performing another task).
Train users to remove the chuck key before engaging the spindle motor.
Train users in appropriate use of tailstock support.
Require use of appropriate PPE.
Minor Unlikely 4 Yes
0008 Slip Major Possible 12 Induction to train users in correct usage.
Train users in correct use of coolant to avoid spilling on the floor.
Minor Unlikely 4 Yes
0009 Respiratory/Skin Irritation Moderate Unlikely 6 Induction to train users in correct usage.
Train users in the risks related to metalworking fluids.
Minor Unlikely 4 Yes
0010 Inhaliation of Fumes Moderate Possible 9 Induction to train users in correct usage.
Open metal-shop door to allow ventilation.
Train users to use the appropriate type and volume of coolant.
Require use of appropriate PPE.
Minor Unlikely 4 Yes
0011 Laceration/Dismemberment Major Possible 12 Induction to train users in correct usage.
Train users to keep clear of the cutting tool and the part.
Require that the cutting tool is securely fixed (in the quick change tool-post or tail-stock).
Require use of appropriate PPE.
Minor Unlikely 4 Yes
0012 Burn from workpiece Moderate Possible 9 Induction to train users in correct usage.
Allow parts to cool after cutting.
Train users to ensure adequate coolant is used.
Require assessing workpiece temperature before handling.
Insignificant Unlikely 2 Yes

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 Remove Coolant Manual cooling is required BJ Approved RM 7/2022 Failed coolant pump and hose removed.
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