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ISSUE or REQUEST:

Affected Tool or Resource: [CNC]

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Details of ISSUE or REQUEST (Please be as specific as possible):
A couple of weeks ago, I went to use the CNC for a project and @RealCarlRaymond and @mgrossbauer noticed that it was making a strange noise. I don’t think an issue form was ever filled out about it, but I was wondering whether it was up and functioning again.

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It was not so much as strange, but louder than usual. I have been searching for a maintenance and repair manual for the spindle without success. I would hesitate to disassemble it without a manual. Potentially critical information such as torque requirements for the bearing retention ring are unknown, as well as lubrication schedule. I will continue to look for the information. I think the woodshop CNC spindle has been used successfully since the change in sound level was noticed and lubrication applied.
Those using the CNC should note any future issues here.

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#3

Would you count it as OK to use for now, then?

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#4

In the absence of additional information to the contrary, I would say yes.

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