To fix R-spindle Cable connector.
Firstly after Client Experiences challenges with any one of Our Cnc Machines that they cannot rectify alone or prefer a qualified/certified AM.CO.ZA Technician, they book a callout technical assistance on am.co.za/callout or call AM.CO.ZA ADMINISTRATION.
Once a Callout has been booked, the assigned Tech receives an email with Clientele’s Details and Request. Tech acquires spare parts from AM.CO.ZA DISPATCH,
Processes necessary paperwork for the callout. Searches Clients Address on GPS as he prepares to depart from AM.CO.ZA OFFICES. UPON ARRIVAL, TECHS Notifies the Client Admin and hands in the Callout Log form and he is shown the machine and gets a description of the Problem from the Operator.
Once on the machine Tech starts diagnostics and commences the Repair. In this particular callout I was repairing the R-Spindle Cable Connector, replacing the damaged component with the new one. Firstly is to carefully disconnect the damaged connectors and also assess the FEMALE R-Spindle Connector on the R-SPINDLE for any damages inside. Having removed the damaged connector cables are cut of carefully and stripped whilst also checking for the cabling insulation Integrity.
I then strip of Insulation and Solder each cable to make it easier to then Re-solder onto the connector, after soldering each cable is insulated using Heat-Shrink tubing so as to secure it from Touching or causing again a Short-Circuit. After the Heat-shrink Tubing secure by either using a gas lighter or Heat Blower if Available further Electrical Insulation is used to prohibit the Cable from Earthing on the Connectors Housing, Rubber Hose is pulled Onto Cable before securing the Outer Shell Cover of the R-Spindle Connector. Cable Connector is then secured with Screws to guard against it from Accidental Unscrewing whilst the Machine is Operation.
After completing soldering of the R-Spindle Cable Connector replacement, I then turn the Cnc Router Machine on without connecting the R-Spindle cable just So I can move the Gantry Axis closer to the Power unit so I can test the Cable Connector with a Multi-meter for continuity or possible miss-wiring or touching where it connects on the R-Inverter on U.V.W Positions. I further insulate the connector so the Wires can last without short circuiting. I connect the R-Spindle to the R-Spindle and switch on the Machine and commence testing and also record Visual Evidence for Proof of having successfully fixed the Machine and also to attach on my Callout Report for AM.CO.ZA SUPPORT. The video is very essential to record for it also assists those Clients far away within our reach but want to get things Right.