Thread: DIY ATC Spindle

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    I like your approach. I am willing to help with calculations and design. All you have to do is point me at the desired components and define your space constraints

    you can reach me at Irving.logan@his-eng.com

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    Hi Husky
    Hi Irving (I sent you an email Irving)

    Gee Husky sounds like you are on the right track to me. Belleville washers do fail after millions of operations, a common service repair for spindles in commercial use. For home use they should last a lifetime. And making something is always more satisfying than off the peg.

    Regards
    John

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    Im looking to do something similar. I'd be interested to see more details on the spindle size and bearing arrangement.

    Is it a squeeze release or does it load the bearings when pressurised.?

    Is the spindle hardened and ground?

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