GH-1440ZX Manuals

Removing Gap Section 
1.  To remove the gap section, remove four hex 
socket cap screws, and two hex cap bolts. 
2. Tighten the hex nuts on the tapered 
alignment pins to loosen the pins. Once 
loosened, they can be removed. 
3.  Gap section can now be removed. 
Installing Removable Gap Section 
1.  Clean the bottom and the ends of the gap 
section thoroughly. 
2.  Set gap section in place and align the ends. 
3.  Loosen the nuts on the locating pins and 
push down through the gap into the lathe 
4.  Replace four hex socket cap screws and 
tighten alternately until all are snug. 
Belt Replacement and Adjustment 
1.  Disconnect machine from power source. 
Figure 19 
2.  Open end gear cover, remove lower rear 
cover and lower side cover. This will expose 
the motor and v-belts. 
3.  Loosen upper hex nut (A, Figure 19). Place 
scrap piece of wood under motor to act as 
lever. Lift motor up and block temporarily. 
4.  Remove belts. Install new belts onto pulleys. 
5.  Lift up on motor and remove temporary 
6.  Tension belts by loosening lower nut (B, 
Figure 19) and tightening upper nut (A, 
Figure 19) until light finger pressure causes 
Figure 20 
approximately 3/4” deflection on each belt. 
7.  Install covers and connect lathe to the 
power source. 
Aligning Tailstock to Headstock 
1.  Fit a 12” ground steel bar between centers 
of the headstock and tailstock (Figure 20). 
2.  Fit a dial indicator to the top slide and 
traverse the center line of the bar. 
3.  If adjustment is needed, align the tailstock 
using the off-set screws (D, Figure 21) until 
the tailstock is aligned. 
Figure 21 

Document Outline

  • ZX Series JET Lathes
  • Warranty and Service
  • Table of Contents
  • Warnings
  • Specifications
  • Unpacking
  • Uncrating and Cleanup
  • Chuck Preparation (Three Jaw)
  • Lubrication
  • Coolant Preparation
  • Electrical Connections
  • Conversion to 460 Volt Operation
  • General Description
  • Controls
  • Operation
    • Feed and Thread Selection
    • Thread Cutting
    • Gib Adjustments
    • Tailstock Off-Set
    • Removing Gap Section
    • Installing Removable Gap Section
    • Belt Replacement and Adjustment
    • Aligning Tailstock to Headstock

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