Orac Spindle not turning

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Orac Spindle not turning

Post by Swpgr2 » Mon 08 Apr , 2024 15:14 pm

Hi everyone, hope someone can help me. I have an Orac lathe that I was planning to sell but unfortunately the spindle will no longer turn. When I push the Stop Start buttons, relays will momentarily energise on one of the boards in the rear but the spindle will not turn. The x and y actions are ok and if I turn the spindle manually, the spindle speed will indicate. It was working the other week but not now. All the fuses that I can see from the rear are ok. Any help would be appreciated.

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Re: Orac Spindle not turning

Post by Martin » Wed 01 May , 2024 12:28 pm

Are you able to check that you have 240 volts going to the spindle drive unit?

Does it have the Brown Prestell Spindle Controller?

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