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Miyano Lathe Spindle Repair
Northland Tool & Electronics has worked with the owner of this spindle for many years. We have helped them to set up a preventative maintenance program that enables them to pull the spindles before they fail. This saves them from experiencing machine downtime and costly repairs. They have over 200 CNC machines in their facilities. We have worked very closely with them, to the point of meeting with the machine tool OEM’s to share information that can assist our customer meet their goal of continuous improvement. Northland Tool & Electronics is proud to be affiliated with a customer that values forward thinking and we know this experience can assist you with your repair needs.
This Miyano Lathe spindle was sent in from this long time customer for a typical breakdown and evaluation. Upon inspection, we found oil contamination in bearing from extensive hours of service. No dimensional deviations were noted for this repair.
The following actions were performed on this Miyano Lathe spindle:
- Clean, inspect overall dimensions
- Replace bearings, o-rings, and assembly screws
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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