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  1. My machine has the original switch which is a 45...

    My machine has the original switch which is a 45 degree index.
    45 degree switches are available but more common are the 60 degree type.
    This is not a problem as changing the length of the small...
  2. Hello Glen. Enclosed is a photo of the...

    Hello Glen.

    Enclosed is a photo of the reversing switch assembly.
    Assuming you still have the connecting rod which activates the switch it should be a straight forward job replacing.

    I have...
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    Yes I think it's an early G2 Ciao Adrian.

    Yes I think it's an early G2

    Ciao Adrian.
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    Yes an absolute bargain compared to the junk that...

    Yes an absolute bargain compared to the junk that comes up on UK eBay.

    FRIEDRICH DECKEL MILLING MACHINE | eBay

    The sad thing is the seller believes it to be original.
    Not only is this a piece...
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    Yes a very nice device for testing capacitors....

    Yes a very nice device for testing capacitors. However on a unit that is over thirty years old, if you have to take the capacitors off the PCB to test, you might as well replace them, the cost of...
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    Thanks everyone for the help. I've documented all...

    Thanks everyone for the help. I've documented all the power connections which are listed in my previous thread
    so I know what to expect in the future.

    Fingers crossed it's ok, I have had this...
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    Thank you Bruce for the advice, I took the PCB...

    Thank you Bruce for the advice, I took the PCB off this morning and had a good look and nothing obvious.

    Applied 240V and started measuring from the input and everything checked out, got to the...
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    [QUOTE=DeadMahoDude;3390093]Doesn't seem to be...

    [QUOTE=DeadMahoDude;3390093]Doesn't seem to be the original HH power supply, at least mine (that I already repaired) looks different. All that matters are the voltages/QUOTE]

    Hello DeadMahoDude, I...
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    I have to confess Bruce I don't like working on...

    I have to confess Bruce I don't like working on switch mode supplies because of the high voltages and this one is really tightly packed with components.

    Unfortunately I don't have a scope only a...
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    The fuse is ok and nothing obviously blown, but...

    The fuse is ok and nothing obviously blown, but the heatsink compound does look very dry
    Unfortunately my Fluke meter does not do capacitors.
    But it's just as easy to replace when they are...
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    That's a good point Bruce, because the unit is...

    That's a good point Bruce, because the unit is auto switching and a second look does show it to be a switch mode supply.

    This point did not register when I first looked at it. I assumed it was a...
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    Thank you for the replies. I have no reason to...

    Thank you for the replies.

    I have no reason to think this power supply is non-standard, however it's very different to the one in your photo, but the colours match. It's probable just a different...
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    Heidenhain Positip 850 Help Required

    If anyone on the forum has a Heidenhain Positip 850 I have a favour to ask.

    My unit has died and it appears the power supply is at fault. If someone has a similar unit I would be very grateful if...
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    If it helps, I have a pdf manual for your machine...

    If it helps, I have a pdf manual for your machine which I could send you.
    It's in German, but you get the general idea of what's going on.

    If required please send a private message with your...
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    Brilliant restoration, I admire the skill and...

    Brilliant restoration, I admire the skill and attention to detail involved.
    Kees, did you do the restoration work or only post the video.

    Reason I ask is because coincidentally I am about to...
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    Mikron WF2 Carriage Oiling System

    I wonder if anybody on the forum knows how a Mikron WF1 or WF2 basic oiling system works for the table carriage assembly.

    I have a machine with a single oiling point located on the left upper side...
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    One of the videos I watched had this problem and...

    One of the videos I watched had this problem and he change the potentiometer to a lower resistance one, about half what was fitted which helped. Probably find they come with a logorithmic instead of...
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    Thank you everyone for the information, I will...

    Thank you everyone for the information, I will get one of these SCR controllers and give it a try.

    They are really cheap on eBay, about $7. The bridge rectifier, choke and capacitor cost about...
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    The capacitor I have is about 100mm long by 50mm...

    The capacitor I have is about 100mm long by 50mm diameter, so not that big, but unfortunately I only have one. My original question was, is putting a capacitor down stream of the choke going to make...
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    Just toying with the idea as the dc motor I have...

    Just toying with the idea as the dc motor I have is smaller than the current setup which may suit this particular machine.

    I have a workshop at home and all my machine are three phase with...
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    Reading between the lines people do recommend...

    Reading between the lines people do recommend using a toroidal choke on the o/p of the rectifier to help with brush life.

    I was thinking of having a large electrolytic about 1500uF on the output...
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    You can control the speed with the SCR type unit,...

    You can control the speed with the SCR type unit, but I am not sure how effective it is.
    Looking at the videos on youtube it seems easy, and there is always a catch with cheap alternatives.

    As...
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    DC Motor Control

    I am investigating using a DC motor for a machine drive, for which I currently use a three phase motor and inverter.

    I have a 240V 2.5hp DC motor from a treadmill, series or shunt wound not sure....
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    It just seems odd that high value machines like...

    It just seems odd that high value machines like Schaublin and Mikron would use a gear type known to cause issues with age.
    May be even then bean counters were running the show, knowing the cost of...
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    Just to add to the bevel gear issue, I have just...

    Just to add to the bevel gear issue, I have just been to see a Mikron WF2
    and it sounds exactly the same as your problem Schaublin 13.

    Forward the vertical head is very noisy and not easy on the...
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