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Old Thu 17 May 2018, 08:15
baseball43v3r
Just call me: John #96
 
Glendora (California)
United States of America
Spindle sources?

Does anyone have a current US supplier of ATC spindles they recommend? I went through a few of the old posts but they are many years old at this point.

I saw this ATC spindle which looks promising, but haven't found much in the way of reviews.

I'm also looking something more in the 5HP range. Something comparable to an ES915 from HSD maybe? Looking for suppliers and suggestions of anyone has them.
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Old Thu 17 May 2018, 15:02
ger21
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Detroit, MI
United States of America
PDS is a good source.
https://spindlerepair.com/

CNC Depot was formerly Blurry Customs, who didn't have the best reputation.
But, I've heard that their new S30 spindle is not bad.
You can get a similarly sized chinese spindle for half the price, though.
https://www.automationtechnologiesin...le/kl-2200atc/

They have a 5.5Kw for about $3300.
https://www.automationtechnologiesin...le/kl-5500atc/
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Old Wed 23 May 2018, 21:58
baseball43v3r
Just call me: John #96
 
Glendora (California)
United States of America
Thanks Ger, always a fountain of information.

That's interesting to know about CNCDepot, I didn't know they used to be blurry customs, at this point I'll probably go with someone different.

I've ordered from automation technologies before when they were Kelinginc, in fact that's where my motors came from. I'm tempted to try out their 2.2KW ATC, but I'm reserved about it being ISO20, I was hoping for a little bit bigger, say ISO30. I like their 5500watt option, but I'm wondering if I'm going to need that much power right off the bat. At this point I'm probably going to go with another chinese spindle to save a few dollars, and hope for the best, just gotta find one first. I'll update my build thread with details when it comes in. Thanks!
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Old Thu 24 May 2018, 01:26
lonestaral
Just call me: Al #114
 
Isarn
Thailand
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Hi John.
I have been thinking about a spindle for a while.
Any recommendation for a make of supplier
of Chinese spindles?
I would like something better but short of cash as usual
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