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……Read More
Studer S-33 Spindle Repair
This Studer S-33 spindle arrived at Northland Tool and Electronics for a full breakdown and evaluation. Upon inspection we noted that the rear bearings had catastrophically failed. The cages were broken and the lubrication had completely dried up. No dimensional deviations were noted for this repair.
The following actions were performed on this Studer S-33 spindle:
- Check lubrication system
- Clean, inspect overall dimensions
- Replace bearings and o-rings
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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Running this spindle too long caused deformed ball bearings and damage to the outer race Damage to the outer race is consistent with prolonged operation after spindle exhibited initial signs of needing to be rebuilt Every spindle rebuilt by North…Read More