Here is a list of all the postings Michael Briggs has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Help requested wiring VFD - Again!|
John, in which case Pn03 = 1 may be invalid for your drive. I have been looking at a manual for a drive (on the web) that has a small knob (potentiometer) on the front, pages 11 and 12 of that manual are exactly the same as pages 11 and 12 in your manual.
Edited By Michael Briggs on 25/09/2020 20:09:54
Hello John, is Pn03 = 1, frequency reference from the pot on the front of the drive. Have you checked to see if there is a voltage present on the 5V IN terminal when you are trying Pn03 = 3 ?
Edit - The digital inputs are switched to COM to energise them as you have seen on YouTube.
Edited By Michael Briggs on 25/09/2020 19:30:53
|Thread: What plastic for a mower deck|
A plastic or any other lining could cause problems if moisture got trapped between the liner and the steel deck.
I have had a Hayter mower with a cast alloy deck for over 25 years or so and still it's going strong. I was warned by a friend with a similar machine that contact with lawn fertiliser can rot the alloy deck, something to avoid....
|Thread: How can I fix this LCD display?|
I agree with SOD's reply, I have had this happen to me on older stuff. I would try pushing from side to side again and leave it at that. I have dismantled one or two displays like that, unfortunately never got one back together with any success. Michael
|Thread: Proxon KS230 table saw motor 'kaputt'.|
My Proxxon IB/E is about 15 years old, well built and runs true, head and shoulders better than any rotary tool I have seen from Dremel.
|Thread: Quality small metric spanners|
Britool aren’t as good as they used to be. I rate Stahlwille, Elora and Gedore but I haven’t bought any for some time so I don’t know how good they are today.
|Thread: david king engineer from norwich|
Hello Gary, sounds like it could have been this chap Link
|Thread: Installing a magnetic DRO on my VM32L|
I purchased my magnetic scales from Mdro about 6 years ago. The stainless steel strip was not self adhesive, the alloy section was supplied with a round rubber seal similar to o ring material. The final part of installation was to fit the stainless strip and seal it top and bottom with the rubber insert, I finished the assembly by sealing the ends of the scale with silicone.
|Thread: Change to the Code of Conduct|
So that’s why ARC have disappeared, understandable from my point of view. If my company advertised on a forum that relied on my revenue for funding while supporting references to back door suppliers I would do the same.
|Thread: Femi Hem Saw 782XL|
Same as Jason, mine came from a uk supplier with a moulded 3 pin plug fitted, just checked and as you would expect the metalwork is earthed.
|Thread: VFD speed control fault|
Hello John, the VFD on board 24 vdc supply normally used to energise digital inputs is rated at 100ma. I would use it with a 78L10 voltage requlator to get the required 10 vdc supply. Regards, Michael
|Thread: Where do you put your chuck key?|
I have the same opinion as John MC, using magnets can magnetise tools, then swarf sticks to them.
Their eBay listings show Liskeard.
|Thread: Fantastic British engineering|
It did Baz but didn't post, also Santa's beard and all those unguarded machine drives.
I had a similar problem about a year ago, we also bought a new washing machine. This puller may have been the solution but probably costs as much as 2 or 3 new washing machines !
|Thread: Tom Senior light X Axis power feed|
The notion that my milling machine and lathe behave exactly the same is ridiculous.
Edited By Michael Briggs on 09/04/2020 22:54:57
I do indeed, generally for finishing cuts.
I have a Senior mill but I have no desire to fit a power feed because for me the mechanical feedback from the machine is invaluable. If I did I would make sure it had a sensitive means of torque limitation.
|Thread: Wow, what a battery|
It might have enough power to light the wick.
|Thread: Tom Senior light X Axis power feed|
It is definitely a small block, you can see it under the baseball cap.
Edited By Michael Briggs on 27/03/2020 20:47:52
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