will not deliver coolant
|RONALD JACKSON||25/08/2019 15:10:11|
|4 forum posts|
Have set the Chester coolant system for my Chester db10 at lathe level,the coolant is topped up, pump working, but no coolant. Does the pump need priming ,if so how?
|Phil Whitley||25/08/2019 15:47:02|
|870 forum posts|
place a peice of suitable sized pipe over the coolant outlet and blow down it, if you can hear the coolant bubbling, you know the pump is immersed, and there are no bloackages, if you cant blow down it, there is a blockage, or a valve in the line somwhere which is turned off. If you can blow down it, try pouring some coolant down it and try again. is it three phase? pump running wrong way? Hope this helps!
|larry phelan 1||26/08/2019 18:06:24|
|481 forum posts|
Check that there is coolant in the tank to begin with !
Sounds silly ? not so, been there, done that !
If the tank is full, check that there are no valves closed and that the pump is running the right way [simple things mean a lot ! ] These pumps are usually trouble free, so it has to be something simple
As an aside, the pump fitted to the cooling system on my bandsaw, came from a clapped out washing machine. Still working after ten years or more.
|RONALD JACKSON||01/09/2019 05:32:37|
|4 forum posts|
Thank you for your reply
|David George 1||01/09/2019 08:08:00|
877 forum posts
Hi did you get it pumping ? If you did do you mind sharing as it helps other members.
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