Spindle 400W Working Temperature

Spindle 400W Working Temperature

Postby Piero87 » Sat Apr 30, 2016 11:45 am

Hi, a spindle like this:

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What working temperature can reach?
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Re: Spindle 400W Working Temperature

Postby HPGreyling » Sat Apr 30, 2016 12:36 pm

Same as the 300w. Warm to the touch.
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Re: Spindle 400W Working Temperature

Postby Piero87 » Sat Apr 30, 2016 1:12 pm

HPGreyling wrote:Same as the 300w. Warm to the touch.


In Celsius degree? I'm asking it because I want build a mount with a 3D Printer, and the PLA material support up to 60°C.
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Re: Spindle 400W Working Temperature

Postby Gadgetman! » Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:24 pm

PLA is getting soft at 60degrees.
It's not worth it unless you can print Nylon or other hi-strength material.
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Re: Spindle 400W Working Temperature

Postby CrazyBillybob » Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:16 pm

The PLA holder should hold up well enough to allow you to use the spindle to cut out a new holder out of HDPE or the like. Over time and use with long cutting jobs it's going to lose precision if it gets over about 60 degrees science (c).
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