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Hurco HS100842 Spindle Repair
The Hurco HS100842 spindle is grease lubricated and belt driven.
We repair many spindles from customers in Canada. This customer sent us a Hurco HS100842 spindle for repair. After breaking down the spindle for evaluation we discovered that the #1 front bearing had failed. The shaft taper had 4 microns runout and the front shoulder had 3-4 microns runout.
The following actions were performed on this Hurco HS100842 spindle:
- Clean, inspect overall dimensions
- Replace bearings, o-rings, assembly screws, and bellevilles
- Kiss grind the 40 taper and shoulder
After reassembly of all components, adjusting bearing preload, and undergoing break-in and testing procedures, this spindle passed our final quality inspection before being returned to our customer with a 1-year warranty.
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