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Okuma Crown L1030 Spindle Repair
The Okuma Crown L1030 is a CNC lathe. It is fitted with a grease lubricated and belt driven spindle that is capable of running up to 2,000 rpm.
This Okuma Crown L1030 spindle was sent in for a full breakdown and evaluation. Upon inspection, we noted that there was a catasrophic failure of both the front and rear roller bearings. No dimensional deviations were noted for this repair.
The following actions were performed on this Okuma Crown L1030 spindle:
- Clean all parts of the spindle
- 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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