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  1. The really good news is that our Vector unit...

    The really good news is that our Vector unit rebuild was a success so far. Ran the spindle for about an hour. The air out the top of the fans was nice and cool the entire time- But technically...
  2. keeping this going for my notes and future reader...

    keeping this going for my notes and future reader endeavors...
    Found:
    a) Busted ground line from home 240 single phase side to RPC unit. Back to some basic checks since everything else seems fine...
  3. HEy... btw. HOW SHOULD I POWER UP TEST THIS...

    HEy... btw. HOW SHOULD I POWER UP TEST THIS THING? Can I leave the Motor PS /DC hookups off? And/Or leave the spindle wires off for a power-up test? I have the Haas Vector drive test docs......
  4. Update and parts lists.... Thread update...

    Update and parts lists....

    Thread update (if you read all of this- We blew the Spindle Vector Drive, sent it out... came back, blew again in 5 hours. Circuit area isolated. Checked and...
  5. Thanks Gents, No Delta-Wye that I can tell or...

    Thanks Gents,
    No Delta-Wye that I can tell or have found. She's belt drive 7.5K,
    Mr. Hoss710... I had posted you a PM message. Wondered if you've seen that?

    Monday blah-
    Ya know.. I just...
  6. That's a great point. Too many things going on. ...

    That's a great point. Too many things going on. Regen is on my list now. My Son was there... I was not at the time. I did Ohm them out from the suggestions here. They measured 8.5 or 8.6 Ohms....
  7. I have found nearly all the cooked parts at this...

    I have found nearly all the cooked parts at this point... All on order. and 2 new fans...

    If anyone thinks that Megger test is OK from last post above.. let me know. My first time on that type of...
  8. Update: She smoked out and faulted again. We...

    Update: She smoked out and faulted again.
    We pulled the Drive and the cover off the Drive unit. The VF ran for about 5 hours. We ran a warm up pgm earlier in the day. a few times he went...
  9. It just SMOKED again..... We're rippign it out...

    It just SMOKED again..... We're rippign it out now. Actually found a Surface Mount Cap that fell out the bottom and onto the platform as well. (something got pretty darn hot or it had been...
  10. UP AND RUNNING! Thanks all. SPindle warm up...

    UP AND RUNNING! Thanks all. SPindle warm up and drive warm ups all seem fine. The kid is digging into CoR and 3+2 testing.. TGIF!
  11. White Drive unit was on the porch yesterday.I am...

    White Drive unit was on the porch yesterday.I am feeling chicken-xxht to put it in and power her up again. Same story over and over... but what can ya do but check and fix what ya can control. I...
  12. yeah.. here's a good vid on motor testing w/ a...

    yeah.. here's a good vid on motor testing w/ a Megger! Can always justify buying new test gear!
    YouTube

    ...and the now inbound 'megger' tester. While I cannot afford the 200-900 items, this...
  13. Thanks Guy's! This forum has really been rock'n...

    Thanks Guy's! This forum has really been rock'n w/ you guys helping us out! TY from myself personally.

    Hoss, if you have anything doc wise would LOVE to get that... but we need to get ya...
  14. OK... The Spindle Drive repaired under Warranty...

    OK... The Spindle Drive repaired under Warranty will be here tomorrow. I've done about all the dry / Ohm checks I can think of. I wondered if folks knew a few other things I could check on the...
  15. Old VF Vector/Spindle Drive to Motor drive ohm checks. (follow up thread)

    Posting up onto a new thread for this as it does raise some great opportunity for a Troubleshooting thread for the Spindle & Motor PS Vector Drive assy. Essentially, Mine went poof! Fault light....
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