Spindle Taper & Grease Hose Routing

“In recent months, we have noticed a trend on many of our customer’s machines.   We have seen many operators using large wrenches or hammering on their collet nuts to tighten them down.   DO NOT TIGHTEN COLLETS IN THIS MANNER.  If you have to use a hammer or large wrench to tighten your collet nuts, then it is time to replace or repair your spindle.   Collets and collet nuts need to be kept clean along with the taper.  DO NOT — USE OIL BASED PRODUCTS ON TAPERS.”

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Download the original pdf here : 2008-07 Shoda Tech Bulletin Grease Hose & Spindle Tapers