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by dannys
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Spindle Frequency?
Replies: 1
Views: 1965

Spindle Frequency?

I bought and installed a new 1.5kw water-cooled spindle with an inverter to run it. Inverter is https://www.valinonline.com/products/esv152n02yxb . Now whenever I switch the spindle on it triggers my limit switches (in Mach3) and I can only reset it when the spindle is not running. Would adding a li...
by dannys
Mon Mar 27, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Vfd for lathe
Replies: 13
Views: 4436

Re: Vfd for lathe

I found a cheaper VFD from Hitachi. http://www.clrwtr.com/PDF/Hitachi/Hitac ... Drives.pdf

Thanks a lot for your input.
by dannys
Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Vfd for lathe
Replies: 13
Views: 4436

Vfd for lathe

Can somebody recommend a cheaper vfd for a Powermatic model 90 lathe. It has a 1.5 hp 3 phase motor on it? A friend of mine recommended AC Tech but I thought that was pricey. I was hoping for something less expensive. https://shop.actechdrives.com/AC-Tech-Lenze-ESV112N01SXB-p/esv112n01sxb.htm Thanks
by dannys
Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:13 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Voltage for E-Stop off of a Hitachi VFD?
Replies: 2
Views: 1062

Voltage for E-Stop off of a Hitachi VFD?

I have a Hitachi NE-S1 Series VFD http://www.clrwtr.com/Hitachi-NE-S1-Drives.htm temp wired for now on my Bridgeport Jhead. I got rid of the original control and am running the machine right from the VFD and it runs just fine. I have a safety switch routed to the VFD on the wall then from the VFD di...
by dannys
Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:29 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Hitachi VFD installation on a 1236 lathe
Replies: 7
Views: 3540

Re: Hitachi VFD installation on a 1236 lathe

Thank you for the tutorial. It is very helpful. I no longer see any benefits to using single phase motors. There are so many options with VFDs if you have a three phase motor. Here's a link with lot of data to Hitachi WJ200 series. http://www.clrwtr.com/Hitachi-WJ200.htm Baldor has been our first ch...