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DWX-4 4-Axis Dental Milling Machine

Title
Extended Periods of Non-Use / Moving the Machine
Summary
Extended Periods of Non-Use / Moving the Machine
Details

Draining the Coolant Lines
Drain the fluid collected in the coolant lines running through the machine

Situations Requiring This Work
  • When there are no plans to use the machine for 1 week or longer (or when the machine has not been used for 1 week or longer)
  • Before moving the machine (especially when it is possible that coolant has spilled)

Draining
Drain the coolant.
  1. Remove the workpiece, milling burs, correction jigs, and other such items attached to the machine.
Important
Do not remove the dummy pin held by the spindle.
 
  1. Open the bottom cover.
  2. Pull out the coolant tank.
Important
Move the coolant tank slowly. Forcefully moving the coolant tank may cause the coolant to spray out.
 
  1. Remove the lid of the coolant tank tray.
  1. Tilt the coolant tank tray slightly to pour the accumulated coolant into the tank.
  1. Remove any milling waste that remains on the tray.
  1. Remove the drain cap of the coolant tank, and then drain the coolant

Note
Dispose of coolant and milling waste appropriately in accordance with local regulations. Do not thoughtlessly dispose of them in sewers or rivers or dump them in inappropriate locations. Doing so may have an adverse impact on the environment.
 

Drain the coolant within the machine.
  1. Return the empty coolant tank to its original position.
  1. Push the coolant tank toward the back of the machine.
Push the coolant tank to the point where you feel a click.
 

Point
Align the  label affixed to the right side of the tank with the  label affixed to the machine.


Important
Water may drip out of the machine while the lines are drained, so return the coolant tank to its original position before starting this work.
  1. Close the bottom cover.
  2. Show VPanel. "P. 6 "Displaying VPanel"
  3. Select the machine to operate.
  1. Click .
  1. Click the [Maintenance] tab, and then click [Drain coolant].
  1. Check that the work displayed on the screen is complete.
  1. Click [OK].
The draining of the coolant starts.
Draining of the coolant lines is complete once the message in the figure is displayed.
  1. Click [OK].

Dispose of the drained coolant.
  1. Open the bottom cover.
  2. Pull out the coolant tank.
  1. Remove the drain cap, and then drain the coolant.
Note
Dispose of coolant and milling waste appropriately in accordance with local regulations. Do not thoughtlessly dispose of them in sewers or rivers or dump them in inappropriate locations. Doing so may have an adverse impact on the environment.


Remove and store the coolant filters.
Perform the following operations when the machine will not be in use for a prolonged period.
  1. Remove the coolant filters.

Important
Fluid that has soaked into the coolant filters may spill out. We recommend that you place a towel or something similar below the tank.
  1. Wash the coolant filters with tap water.
Just wash the coolant filters gently with tap water, do not scrape them with a brush or a similar tool.
  1. Use a dry cloth to wipe off both ends of each coolant filter.
  1. Allow the coolant filters to dry off naturally, and then store them in a location free of humidity.
  2. Return the coolant tank to its original position.
  3. Close the bottom cover.
Modified
May 01, 2020