Mill - Spindle - External Temperature - Measurement

Applies to machines built from: 
January, 1989

Mill - Spindle - External Temperature - Measurement


Tools Required:
  • IR (infrared) thermometer

Step 1

Put a piece of masking tape on the spindle nose.

Step 2

Warm-up the spindle. Run the spindle at half the maximum RPM for 15 minutes.

Step 3

The spindle warm-up (continued): Run the spindle at maximum RPM for 40 minutes.

Step 4

Use an IR (infrared) thermometer on the masking tape to measure spindle temperature.

Step 5

If the spindle temperature is more than 150ºF (66ºC), stop the spindle. The spindle is too hot.

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