Lubrication and Assembly
The following series of photos illustrates what components to lubricate during normal tooling maintenance and assembly. For this example, the UniPunch 8AJ-1 ½ unit is shown.
Slide 1: Disassemble unit. Clean and inspect internal components.
Slide 2: Externally lubricate outside diameter of guide body. Type GN metal assembly paste or die grease is recommended.
Slide 3: Reassembly of UniPunch unit. Place conical lifter spring over outside of guide body.
Slide 4: Reassemble guide body with lifter spring into holder guide bore.
Slide 5: Align guide flat with retainer flat in holder.
Slide 6: Secure retainer and guide with fastener.
Slide 7: Insert punch body into stripping spring.
Slide 8: Externally lubricate punch body with Molykote GN metal assembly paste.
Slide 9: Align punch flat with retainer pin hole in guide. Insert punch retainer pin.
Slide 10: Tighten die fastener with hex key wrench.
Slide 11: Check pilot pin die adapter fastener, securing it to holder.
Slide 12: Wipe all debris from bottom of unit machine surface before mounting.