33456Re: Spectacular motor failure
- Jun 16, 2013Frank:
The motor is flange mounted. In metric sizing, it is a 90 series motor
with a B5 flange (although it also has the B3 feet). Metric motors have
different size shafts and footprints than US motor sizes.
The mill is branded Sabre ZX45L and was imported by AR Tools in Spokane,
WA. It being the weekend, I am waiting to hear back from them on their
If I have to fork out for a replacement, I will probably go with the
Leeson 3 ph and add a VFD. I suspect that will be more reliable in the
--- In email@example.com, Frank Spillman wrote:
> I am no kind of motor expert, but I just googled the specs you listed
and came up with a few different options. Do you know if it is a C face
motor? Is that the same as flange mounted?
> Which company imported your RF-45? It seems to me that the motor must
be one of the options they allow the importer/brander to spec out,
because just about every different company I have looked at has a
slightly different motor on their version. Mine is from Bolton Hardware
(who have always given me great customer service, by the way). When I
get back to mine I will take a look at the motor and see if it sheds any
light for me.
> Good luck!
> Frank Spillman
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