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07 Aug 2019 14:18 #57162 von Viken
Whats the best spindle? wurde erstellt von Viken
Hello all, I am currently trying to spec up a D series 840 and am wondering what is the best spindle option to go for with the easiest operation

I would like to have the option to have a tool changer and a speed controller and the options are all a little confusing on the site

I have looked at
www.stepcraft-systems.com/templates/yootheme/cache/EN_Comparison_Milling_Motors_v7-b5508c82.png

So it would be one of these
shop.stepcraft-systems.com/AMB-Milling-Motor-1050-FME-P-Portal-230V-with-external-speed-control-for-d-series
or
shop.stepcraft-systems.com/AMB-Milling-Motor-1050-FME-1-DI-with-automatic-tool-changer

What are the differences between the different names? its not very clear (FME-P or FME-1-DI)


I will be milling a wide range of materials up to aluminium so really want to get the correct spindle

any help would be great including links to previous posts on this subject

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11 Aug 2019 17:39 #57185 von cygnus
cygnus antwortete auf Whats the best spindle?
Hello Viken
In my opinion the Kress 1050 FME milling motor is the best spindle!
I have been using it for about 4 years without any problems.
The milling motor is a bit noisy, especially at high speeds, but it has the best price-performance ratio.
By the way, the speed can be controlled.
Another advantage is the excellent concentricity of the collet chuck and the milling cutter.
Greetings cygnus

Stepcraft 420/2 mit WinPcNc-USB, Kress 1050, QCAD, Estlcam

Bedenke, dass auch ein Tritt in den Hintern einen Schritt vorwärts bedeuten kann.
Folgende Benutzer bedankten sich: Viken

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13 Aug 2019 12:39 #57197 von Viken
Viken antwortete auf Whats the best spindle?
Thanks cygnus, that will be the one we go for then

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18 Aug 2019 10:51 #57220 von CNCMiller
CNCMiller antwortete auf Whats the best spindle?
Hello Viken,

I try to explain,

"What are the differences between the different names? its not very clear (FME-P or FME-1-DI)"

Both are Kress or Kress related spindels of the FME serie and both have 1050 Watt power.
The "P" stands for the collet size in this case a the collet standard of ER-16, you can use any collet of this series to mach your milling bit max dia is 10 mm.

the 1D has a tool change module attached for the ATC and has a collet standard of ER-11, so any collet of this series can be used max dia is 7 mm (this is shaft diameter of course).

Both machines are very good and stable.
Just remember that for the ATC you need an AirCompressor and a pressure of 4-6 bar to operate the ATC

good luck

SC 1/420 + Gantry extension, Kress 1050 FME-P, WinPC-NC USB v3.40/29,
Vectric Aspire 9, SolidWorks 2018

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