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Old February 17th 21, 11:18 PM posted to rec.crafts.metalworking
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lathe runs for about 30 mins then starts to slow down within 30 seconds it
stops as though a brake has been put on , leave it for 20 mins then its ok
again until the next 30 mins very frustrating

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On Wed, 17 Feb 2021 22:18:02 +0000, ian
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lathe runs for about 30 mins then starts to slow down within 30 seconds it
stops as though a brake has been put on , leave it for 20 mins then its ok
again until the next 30 mins very frustrating

The spindle bearing (tapered bushing) hasn't been properly lubricated
/ maintained and it is hot seizing.
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On 17/02/2021 22:18, ian wrote:
lathe runs for about 30 mins then starts to slow down within 30
seconds it
stops as though a brake has been put on , leave it for 20 mins then
its ok
again until the next 30 mins¬*¬* very frustrating

Single phase or three phase?



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