Hello, I am brand new to the x carve or any cnc for that matter. I received a packet of lubricant with my x carve what do I lubricate? I went thru all the instructions and saw no mention of it. any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks, Bill
That is for the z axis lead screw.
I could have fun with this one but I’ll be nice.
That’s to celebrate after you’ve finished building it!
What is the lubricant made of? My z axis is starting to complain when running a 3d carve. I have the ACME lead screw.
I am pretty sure it is the screw going into the nut that is complaining, rather than the bearings, since it happens more at certain z depths.
Never mind. I just looked at the page for the kit and saw the answer to the question that was posed there.
I use a dry lube, PTFE spray on mine.
In a more serious note I should probably lubricate mine.
“Ouch! This rod is dry!”
Sounds like my wife
Is there any concern for chips sticking to the lube?