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  1. Re: Electrical Question - 1 Higher Amp Power Point for 6 Machines

    They don't have anything like 150/200amp supply in Australia
  2. Re: Electrical Question - 1 Higher Amp Power Point for 6 Machines

    It sounds like you need more than one 20A circuit added, Power Boards are never a good thing as it is easy to have overload on your main supply circuit
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    Re: Is there a VFD-kit for series1?

    Your machine does not have the original main spindle motor, so not sure what you have, for best results it's a good Idea to use a 2 pulley system where you can change the Ratio around 1.5 : 1 in both...
  4. Re: Buying NEW VFD for 2.2KW Spindle (OLD VFD died)

    PD007 is the Starting Frequency for ramping up to speed

    The Intermediate parameter's are related to the torque of the motor being driven, PD006 and PD009 are related and can be adjust while...
  5. Re: How to make a thin copper plate COMPLETELY flat/level?

    The material would be something like Delrin it is just acting as a retainer, the steel part on top is just adding weight to it, so yes the plastic wears away over time and would be replaced, it all...
  6. Re: How to make a thin copper plate COMPLETELY flat/level?

    Anything like this would be lapped, which can be done on a lapping machine or by hand
  7. Re: Lot of experiments with genuine Huanyang VFDs

    You are not making it very clear how or what you are doing, if you are attaching the Ground wire to the mount then that is fine, you have a Ground wire, the only problem that can affect some that do...
  8. Re: Buying NEW VFD for 2.2KW Spindle (OLD VFD died)

    I don't think changing the VFD will make much difference you could try though, the spindle sounds about average for these low cost spindles

    PD041 up to 12 but check for the spindle getting hot...
  9. Re: Lot of experiments with genuine Huanyang VFDs

    Yes that is how it is done and what we have been posting, using the correct cable for the job is easier



    This would not pass code as there needs to be a fiscal Ground wire, not matter how you...
  10. Re: Lot of experiments with genuine Huanyang VFDs

    They do make some 4Pole but most are lower RPM if they are 4Pole and 24,000RPM then you need a 800Hz VFD Drive and the Huanyang VFD he is talking about only go up to 400Hz so can only run a 2Pole...
  11. Re: Lot of experiments with genuine Huanyang VFDs

    Show me once that I have defended a Chinese Spindle they are what they are Quality is what you get for a cheap Spindle like this, the only good thing is how they have transformed the Hobby router...
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    Re: Burnt winding in a servo

    Motor Regen and no Braking Resistor, if your servo motor is working hard the regen can stress the windings, if your servo motors work hard then a Braking Resistor can prevent bunt windings
  13. Re: Lot of experiments with genuine Huanyang VFDs

    Most on the Zone that use these spindles and VFD Drives wire them correctly and to code, showing and saying it is ok to do it like this is very irresponsible

    What you do nobody cares, it's what...
  14. Re: Lot of experiments with genuine Huanyang VFDs

    Nice write up except for some electrical code violations , which I would not advise anyone to wire a VFD Drive and Spindle like this

    For 120v this input wiring is correct but for 240v it is not...
  15. Re: Buying NEW VFD for 2.2KW Spindle (OLD VFD died)

    Good Choice of Filter and cost is ok as well

    Does the spindle only make that sound when at the 12,000 RPM range
  16. Re: Buying NEW VFD for 2.2KW Spindle (OLD VFD died)

    SCHAFFNER FN2020-30-08 EMI POWER LINE FILTER, 30A, 870UA

    It's more money but most suppliers have them, this may not make any noticeable difference to how the spindle is running but will help...
  17. Re: Buying NEW VFD for 2.2KW Spindle (OLD VFD died)

    30A is closer to what you need make sure it is EMI Rated, just in your web browser type 30A EMI Power Filter and you will get many choices
  18. Re: Buying NEW VFD for 2.2KW Spindle (OLD VFD died)

    Are you using a EMI Rated Power Filter on the input power and is the Grounding for the spindle correct, Spindle 4th Pin to VFD Drive Shielding also Grounded at Both Ends, do you have a good 240v...
  19. Re: Buying NEW VFD for 2.2KW Spindle (OLD VFD died)

    Yes the Spindle
  20. Re: Buying NEW VFD for 2.2KW Spindle (OLD VFD died)

    It is a difficult one as some of the noise was from the VFD Drive ( Frequency ) and some was from the spindle Bearings how old is the spindle as you still should be able to get a replacement if it is...
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    Re: Cutting steel with 3040

    If you want to cut steel you need to have a milling machine, these machines can do it, but your spindle is not designed to cut steel and will prematurely fail, your machine also does not have enough...
  22. Re: Can a VFD be used to add variable speed control to this type of motor?

    No a single phase motor can not be controlled with a normal VFD Drive, there where some Chinese drives that say they will run single phase motors but have never seen one do it successfully, 3ph...
  23. Re: centroid acorn and CNC 12 lathe pro review

    And what supposed to be wrong with the thread, it looks normal to me, I only did the first page, any CNC setup and programing can take some time to get it together if you are new to this I would...
  24. Re: centroid acorn and CNC 12 lathe pro review

    The video explains it quit well compared to others, it is very basic, tool offsets, if you are not a machinist and you find this difficult then may be you chose the wrong hobby
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    Re: 7 Axis Swiss Mill-Turn (DIY)

    If he was honest he would tell his backer the truth he made an honest mistake Under Funded which I did say from the start, this was a big undertaking and you need a financial cushion for a project...
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