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    CHNC 3 Spindle Brake

    Hello,

    Odd problem with CHNC 3. (1994/1995)
    Spindle Brake is not releasing.
    If machine is left in JOG Mode and Spindle Free button is pressed: After some time the brake will release and machine will function. (But can still stick if left idle in Auto Mode.)

    Seems like some kind of relay or electric/pneumatic switch is sticking - semi working.

    Machine has been running fine in the same place for 20 years.

    Anyone ever seen this problem before?

    Thanks!

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    Community Moderator Jim Dawson's Avatar
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    Re: CHNC 3 Spindle Brake

    Gummed up cylinder maybe? If an air cylinder maybe dry and needs oil?
    Jim Dawson
    Sandy, Oregon, USA

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