4291Re: Cheap solution for locking spindle pin
- Sep 1, 2005Ah! but, this solution relies on the brain being functional:-)
I do like the interlocking switch
--- In GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com, "lecodtl" <nospam@b...> wrote:
> My really cheap solution to starting the spindle with the locking
> in place is to place the cover for the drawbar on top of the
> workpiece when I get ready to insert the locking pin. When I get
> done with the wrench and locking pin, I set them down, see the
> drawbar cover on the workpiece, check that I really removed the
> locking pin, put on the cover, and turn on the power.
> --- In GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com, "Dave J" <galt_57@h...>
> > I want one hand on the wrench and one hand on the spindle
> > and that does not leave me a spare hand to hold in a sping-
> > loaded pin.
> > My thought is either to make a locking pin storage hole in
> > the control box -- with a sense switch -- or add a sense
> > switch to detect when the locking pin is locking the spindle.
> > The storage hole idea would parallel an appropriate lathe
> > addition for the chuck key.
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