Diehead & Chaser Seminar

Diehead Maintenance Check List

Chaser Springs:

Visually inspect that they function without chip interference or being bent.

Pins in Block:

Examine that they are not broken or bent.

Cams on Diehead Cup:

Check for excessive wear on edge of cams.

Guide Pins:

Pin in adjusting plate should not move, if so replace.

Adjusting Plate:

If guide pin had to be replaced, check plate if not warped.

Floating Bushing:

This bushing is in the body, which the guide pin runs through, make sure there is enough bushing showing through the body hole.


Remove and inspect control point at tip edge.

Spring Plunger:

If plunger is being replaced make sure spring still has compression.

RSVP Tooling Link Icon Additional Seminar Information

1. Seminar Outline
2. RSVP Tooling, Inc. - Information Sheet
3. Diehead Maintenance Check List
4. RSVP DR Diehead Parts List
5. Using The Micrometer Setting Gauge
6. How To Grind Circular Chasers
7. Setting Chaser Ahead For Grinding
8. Setting The Grinding Fixture
9. Grinding The Chaser

10. Useful Hints On Chaser Care & Threading
11. Problem Solving
12. Guide To Checking Block Wear
13. Micrometer Barrel Certification
14. Suggested Grinds - 4 Per set Straight
15. Suggested Grinds - 5 Per set Straight
16. Suggested Grinds - Taper
17. Chart For Micrometer "AA" Readings

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