Heald Red Head Spindle Repair

Possible cause of failure:

  • Spindle was crashed
  • Pilot has 8 microns runout
  • Ball cage is loose with varying ball sizes

Repair action:

  • Clean, inspect overall dimensions
  • Replace bearings and balls
  • Grind chrome plate and regrind pilot
  • Grind chrome plate and regrind ball cage ID
  • Adjust preload, balance, assemble and break in
  • Final quality control inspection


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