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Manual Spindle Control on the Gerber Profile and Saber CNC Routers.
|Contributed by; Allain Boyer,
Central Die Supplies, Dollard des
Ormeaux, QC, Canada
The purpose of this document is to describe a
step-by-step procedure to perform periodic cleaning of the Spindle Bore
with Think & Tinker ColletCare, while the Gerber Profile Motor is
activated and without the presence of a tool holder.
To perform cleaning of the
Spindle Motor Inner Bore per the instructions attached to the
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Remove the tool holder from
the Spindle Motor Bore.
With Spindle motor (and
without presence of any tool), select 'ATC Menu' on the
options will appear.
option 'A' Grab/Release.
This selection will cause the Gerber
Profile to operate as if there is a tool in position, permitting the
spindle motor to be activated.
'Motor Warm Up' option.
By activating this
option, the spindle motor will turn at 6,000 rpm
the RPM button, increase the spindle motor to 10,000 rpm
each button/click will increase rpm
value by 1,000 rpm)
Perform cleaning of the Spindle Motor Inner
Bore per instructions attached to the ColletCare.
When inner spindle maintenance is completed,
Turn off the spindle motor
In ATC menu, select
Cleaning maintenance on
the outer shell of tool holders can be addressed by using
ColletCare applied on a
clean cotton cloth.
Only use a cotton cloth
to clean and dry the exterior surface of the tool holder.
Cotton has gentle abrasive properties.
Save the cotton cloth just used with ColletCare by
placing it into a small zip-lock plastic bag.
Perform the above procedure at least once a week
for optimum performance of your tools.