Possible cause of failure:
Bearing grease in the front and rear quad set was completely flooded with oil. Oil washed out the grease.
The oil appears to be flooding in from the rear of the spindle. The source could be the transmission reservoir above the spindle.
Clean, inspect overall dimensions.
Customer to check their machine to see how the oil could be getting in. Pay particular attention to transmission oil.
Adjust preload, balance, assemble and break in. Final quality control inspection.
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Catastrophic bearing failure was the main cause of this spindle malfunction
Continue reading to learn how Northland Tool performed this repair and converted a Weiss GHK 176239 spindle from grease-injected to permanent grease lubrication…