12 Jan

Most Common Causes of Spindle Failure

There are several causes that can lead to the failure of a high-speed, high-performance spindle. However, the two most common causes of spindle failure that we have seen here at FISCHER USA are Vibration and Peripheral Support System Failure. As a spindle manufacturer, we know that vibration is present in any milling process. However, spindles generally experience vibrations ranging from 0 mm/s to 10 mm/s. When the vibration levels increase above normal for an extended time, the vibrations can cause damage to the various components. The component that is most often damaged due to vibrations is ...