When a machine goes down it is costing your company time and money. Being able to identify symptoms of a failing spindle will allow you to plan maintenance around your production schedule. This article will tell you how to spot two common issues that result in spindle failure.
Lubie® 200 is a fast evaporating lubricant used in the woodworking industry. This product is designed to allow users to smoothly lubricate their machine without having to take off material to remove excess lubricant. Lubie® 200 is perfect in applications that don’t allow for material to be removed on the last cut.
Most tool room grinders will tell you that dressing your grinding wheel to expose new abrasive grain is vitally important to the longevity of the wheel and the quality of the grind. Exposing new abrasive material is done by using a single point or multi/cluster diamond dresser. Centric Inc. has single point and cluster diamond dressers! Centric stocks diamond dressers to fit Weinig Rondomat, Foley, Iida, SCM, Cantek, Northtech, and numerous other brands of grinders. Below are some helpful terms commonly used in this aspect of grinding.
Do you have difficulty getting a desired finish on you material? Are you forced to run lower feed speeds to accommodate your cutter head? How much valuable time and resources are you using to sand your material after the final cut? These problems are common and are all a result of a “one-knife” finish cut. But before you scrap your cutter heads for not cutting concentrically STOP!