Last updated: 03/27/2020

VMC Maintenance Schedule


Keep your Haas machines running at peak performance while avoiding unplanned downtime. A maintenance program allows you to manage your schedule rather than getting caught with untimely surprises. This page shows the recommended maintenance intervals.

VMC Maintenance Schedule

Automatic Pallet Changer
Maintenance Item Interval
Clean debris from the APC and Receiver areas.
Weekly
Clean debris from receiver pallet clamped switch.
Weekly
Grease the plunger.
Weekly
Clean the locating pins and bushings.
Weekly
Inspect the pallet wipers.
Monthly
Inspect the door for proper operation.
Monthly
Grease the door side guide rails.
Monthly
Automatic Tool Changer - SMTC
Maintenance Item Interval
Clean the chips from the tool changer.
Weekly
Inspect the arm plunger and adjuster assembly.
Six Months
Clean and lubricate the pocket tool plungers.
Six Months
Clean and lubricate the track on the carousel housing that the tool pocket rollers ride on (SMTC30/50 only).
Six Months
Grease the tool changer cams.
Annually
Inspect and replace worn pocket components: springs, plungers (BT30 have a spring leaf).
Annually
Automatic Tool Changer - Umbrella
Maintenance Item Interval
Clean the chips from the tool changer.
Weekly
Inspect motors and mechanical sensors.
Monthly
Inspect motors and proximity sensors.
Monthly
Grease the guide rails.
Monthly
Grease the extractor fingers.
Monthly
Auxiliary Filter
Maintenance Item Interval
Replace the filter bag.
Check the Gauge
Inspect the hoses for cracking.
Six Months
Axis Lubrication
Maintenance Item Interval
Inspect grease reservoir level.
Monthly
Inspect the hoses for cracking.
Six Months
Perform an Axis Lubrication Test. Six Months
Ballscrews/Linear guides equipped with zerk fitting Monthly or weekly if cutting absorbent materials
Counterbalance
Maintenance Item Interval
Inspect the counterbalance pressure.
Monthly
Electrical Cabinet
Maintenance Item Interval
Clean vector drive air vents / filter.
Monthly
Enclosure
Maintenance Item Interval
Inspect windows for damage.
Daily
Inspect the door interlock operation.
Daily
Inspect waycovers and lubricate.
Monthly
Gearbox
Maintenance Item Interval
Inspect the oil level.
Monthly
50T Gearbox 16DP-C Clean the oil pump inlet screen.
Six Months
Replace the oil.
Annually
Minimum Quantity Lubrication
Maintenance Item Interval
Clean the filter inside the oil reservoir.
Annually
Oil Skimmer
Maintenance Item Interval
Inspect the oil skimmer pickup tube.
Six Months
Pneumatics
Maintenance Item Interval
Inspect the spindle air regulator pressure.
Weekly
Inspect the hoses for cracking.
Six Months
Clean the Air Purge Solenoid.
Annually
Probe System
Maintenance Item Interval
Check the probe batteries.
Six Months
Check probe calibration.
Six Months
Rotary
Maintenance Item Interval
Inspect the oil level.
Annually
Replace the oil.
Two Years
Inspect the A-Axis counterbalance cylinder for oil leaks. Two Years
Replace the A-Axis counterbalance cylinder.
Four Years
Standard Coolant System
Maintenance Item Interval
Clean the filter screen.
As Required
Inspect the coolant level.
Weekly
Inspect the coolant concentration. Fill out the Mixture - Maintenance Log sheet.
Weekly
Completely clean the coolant tank and replace the coolant.
Six Months
Clean the standard coolant filter.
Six Months
Verify coolant refill is operating correctly.

Six Months
Through Spindle Coolant (TSC) 300/1K PSI
Maintenance Item Interval
Clean the TSC-300 / 1K Pump Filter
Six Months
Inspect the hoses for cracking.
Six Months
Verify the Auto Clean system is operating correctly.
Six Months
Spindle
Maintenance Item Interval
Clean and lubricate the spindle taper.

As Required
Spindle drawbar force measurement.
Annually
Spindle Lubrication
Maintenance Item Interval
Inspect lubrication tank level.
Monthly
Perform Spindle Lubrication Test.
Six Months
Tooling
Maintenance Item Interval
Grease Pull Studs.
As Required