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Motor City Spindle has experience repairing all types of spindles and machining tools. Based on which type of spindle you bring us, we’ll be sure to properly test and assess the issues, then balance and fix any issues in order to get you back up and running. To see specific manufacturers we have experience with, click here. Or head to our blog to see the latest spindles that left the shop.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair is the leader in Horizontal Machining Center Spindle repair. Our spindle technicians are some of the most skilled and experienced in the industry. They have worked on countless HMC spindles for many spindle manufacturers and are confident they can repair any spindle sent to us.

Weather your horizontal machining center is belt driven, gear driven, or motorized we are capable of repairing and testing it. Our facility houses state of the art testing equipment, which helps our spindle technicians fine tune spindles with extreme precision. Balance is incredibly important for the longevity of a spindle, which is why we employ spindle technicians who balance spindles with precision and accuracy. We are able to repair direct drive HMC spindles, and can test and replace any type of components that are needed in their repair; including sensors, encoders, proximity switches and other electrical components.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair specializes in Vertical Machining Center Repair. We are able to repair any VMC spindle in a speedy and precise manner. We pride ourselves in our fast lead times and affordable repairs.

Our state of the art repair facility allows us to repair today’s most complicated VMC spindles. We repair VMC spindles of all makes and model for a variety of industries. Motor City Machine Tool Repair employs some of the top spindle technicians in the Midwest. Our spindle techs have many years experience repairing countless models of VMC spindles from nearly every machine tool manufacturer.

For VMC spindles, balance is critical to performance. Our spindle technicians perform both a dynamic and static balance of all VMC spindle components. We have advanced equipment to test all aspects of spindles to ensure they function to the OEM specification, and runs properly for a long time.

Many of todays Vertical Machining Centers are motorized, which makes them a bit more complex than belt or gear driven spindles. These VMC spindles can contain a variety of sensors, encoders, proximity switches and acoustic emission equipment that allow them to communicate. We have state of the art diagnostic equipment to test any of these components, and are able to repair or replace anything as needed. In short, if you have a VMC spindle in need of repair, we can fix it.

The lathe has been in use in some form for thousands of years. Ever since the industrial revolution, this turning machine has been a staple for the production of wood, stone, metal, plastic, glass and composite products. Turning centers can range from small hobby lathes to massive turning centers that work materials weighing thousands of pounds. Motor City Machine Tool Repair specializes in repairing spindles from turning centers of all makes and sizes. We are confident we can repair your turning spindle from any machine. We can offer these services with emergency lead times as fast as one to three days and standard lead times of one to two weeks.

How are we so fast?

– A Hardworking staff of trained professionals.

– An Efficient System of Repair, built with years of industry experience.

– In house Machining & Grinding capabilities.

– We keep a stock of parts, including: precision bearings, seals, o-rings, encoders, sensors, proximity switches and other commonly replaced spindle parts.

Our state of the art repair facility allows us to repair today’s most complex lathe spindles. We repair turning spindles for all types of industries. When it comes to turning spindle repair, balance is very important for the performance of the machine. Our spindle technicians utilize some of the most advanced diagnostic equipment to test and balance spindles. They perform both a static and dynamic balancing of the spindle to ensure the spindle produces little to no vibration. This balancing ensures the longevity of the spindles life, and maintains the precision of the machines performance. Nearly every spindle repaired by us will be done faster, with greater precision and at a cost savings to you.

Our state of the art repair facility allows us to repair today’s most complicated Grinding spindles. We repair Grinding spindles of all types, including surface grinders, cylindrical grinders & Centerless Grinders. We have state of the art equipment that allows our spindle technicians to very precisely balance all spindles that are repaired by us. Having a properly balanced spindle is essential for the longevity of the spindle, otherwise the spindle will produce vibrations, which in turn wears on the spindle. We are confident that every spindle we ship will work like new in your machine.

Grinding spindles can be used for rough shop bench grinding to highly precise CNC machining applications. CNC grinders are used for working materials such as: metal, plastic, stone, wood, glass and composites. Motor City Machine Tool Repair specializes in grinding spindle repair. We are confident we can repair your grinding spindle from any machine.

Motor City Machine Tool offers the most aggressive lead times in the spindle repair industry. We frequently repair spindles in 1-3 business days in emergency situations.

How are we so fast?

– A Hardworking staff of trained professionals.

– An Efficient System of Repair, built with years of industry experience.

– In house Machining & Grinding capabilities.

– Stock parts for a faster turn around, such as precision bearings, seals, o-rings, encoders, and other commonly replaced spindle parts.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair specializes in high speed spindles. While some repair facilities are incapable of repairing or testing high speed spindles, we are able to do both for spindles that run as fast as 100,000 RPM. Our advanced equipment and experienced staff of spindle technicians are more than qualified to repair any high speed spindle sent to us.

Often times the extremely fast running spindles will be Hydrodynamic or Hydrostatic Spindles, because they operate with frictionless fluid bearings that don’t produce the excessive heat and vibration that steel or ceramic bearings would if they were ran at such high speeds. These fluid bearings are extremely efficient, but can fail due to contaminated oil or damaged seals. Our spindle technicians are quite familiar with these issues and know how to properly get a hydrostatic or hydrodynamic spindle to run to the OEM specifications

Motor City Machine Tool Repair specializes in Motorized spindle repair. We can repair your Motorized spindle from any, HMC, VMC, Turning Center, Grinding Machine, or any other machine tool.

Our highly advanced repair facility allows us to repair today’s most complicated Motorized spindles. We repair Motorized spindles for all types of industries. When it comes Motorized spindle repair, balance is critical to performance. We have the equipment to test all aspects of your Motorized spindle to ensure it functions to the OEM specification. We perform both a static and dynamic balancing of all spindle components, this ensures the spindle runs for a long time without producing excessive vibrations, which leads to faster wear on spindles.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair specializes in 5-Axis spindle repair. Our spindle technicians have rebuilt many different makes of 5-Axis machining center spindles over the years, including: Mori Seiki, Okuma, MAG, Mazak, Chiron, Haas & Toyoda to name a few. They are quite confident in their ability to repair any 5-axis spindle sent to us.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair offers some of the fastest lead times in the industry. We typically perform standard repairs in one to two weeks, and emergency repairs in as little as one day, depending on the work scope. A major factor that aids in the speed of our repairs is our experienced spindle technicians, who know how to repair nearly any spindle. Another factor that increases our speed of repair is our advanced testing equipment, that allows us to balance spindles with more speed and precision than our competitors.

Five axis spindles are some of the most advanced machining centers in the industry. Often times they are motorized spindles, which include electrical components, sensors, and encoders. These components allow the spindle to run with exacting control and precision from the computer controls. The technicians we employ are able to test all of these electrical components with their advanced diagnostic equipment and can replace anything as needed.

Air bearing spindles are often found in the precision rotary fixture industries.  They are frequently very high speed and high precision spindles used for light load capacity and minimal stock removal for drilling, milling, dicing, grinding, and routing applications. Rebuilding an air bearing spindle can be very difficult.  Anyone attempting to rebuild these units better have a strong understanding of how to properly requalify spindle components such as spindle shafts, tapers, pilot IDs, bearing journals, housing bores, and have excellent balancing and testing equipment.  That is why air bearing spindle repair is a part of the Motor City Machine Tool spindle repair business.

At Motor City Machine our extensive CNC machining  and grinding capabilities combined with our experience rebuilding high frequency grinding spindles, make air bearing spindle rebuild an easy fit.  We rebuild air bearing spindles up to the 150,000 RPM range. We can also re-manufacture & manufacture any components out of an air bearing spindle. We can repair, rebuild and re-manufacture every component in an air bearing spindle. We also have the technology to test and verify all electrical components are working to the OEM spec.

As with all our spindle repairs, we rebuild spindles to the OEM specification. We test run all air bearing repairs in house while performing vibration and temperature analysis. We check bearings for velocity and displacement to improve spindle performance and spindle life.

At Motor City Machine Tool repair we understand the importance of decreasing machine down time and we strive to provide fast, economical quotations. We have the most aggressive lead times in the industry and back up our repairs with OEM warranties same as new.

Motor City rebuilds ATCs (Automatic tool changers) for all types of CNC machine tools. All ATCs are tested and certified with a Full 1 Year Warranty. Our lead times are typically 1-3 if parts are in stock and our pricing is typically 1/3 to 1/2 the cost of the OEM. Please give us a call if you have any questions or would like to arrange a Motor City Representative to meet with you to discuss our ATC repair program.

The Most Popular ATC Brands We Service:

MAG (Miksch), Cross Huller, Huller Hiller, Heller, DMG, NTC, Mazak, Mori Seiki, OKK, and hundreds more.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair specializes in Belt Driven Spindle repair. We can repair your Belt Driven spindle from any HMC, VMC, Turning Center, Grinding Machine and even the less common types of spindles. We repair Belt Driven spindles by most spindle manufacturers, including: Mori Seiki, Haas, Doosan, Johnford,Enshu, & Chiron to name a few.

Our state of the art repair facility allows us to repair todays most complicated Belt Driven CNC Spindles. If your spindle has a damaged pulley, we have the ability to rework or manufacture a new one. We are able to do this with our in house machining capabilities, which cuts down on lead times and costs.

At Motor City Machine Tool Repair we have the technology to test all aspects of these Belt Driven spindles. We understand the importance of having a long lasting repair, which is why we do a static and dynamic balancing of spindles. This allows the spindle to run at optimal functioning, and ensures that the least amount of vibration is produced by the spindles, thus improving the longevity of the spindles life.

Block spindle repairs are an easy spindle repair for those in the machine tool industry that understand how to properly grind, plate, grind spindle shafts and housing bores. It is also imperative that anyone rebuilding block spindles has excellent balancing and testing equipment.  That is why Motor City Machine is such a great block spindle repair company.  We cut our teeth repairing block spindles and still have customers who continue to use these simple, yet incredibly precise and reliable spindles to make their precision components.

We have the in house grinding and CNC machining capabilities to repair your block spindle or manufacture your block spindle components. We can manufacture shafts, housings, spacers etc… This allows us to provide fast, quality repairs at a cost savings to our customers.  We provide new block spindles and block spindle manufacturing. We can manufacture a spindle from print or reverse engineer from an existing spindle.

As with all our spindle repairs, we rebuild all spindles to the OEM specification. We test run all spindle repairs in house while performing vibration and temperature analysis. It is our policy to check bearings for displacement and velocity, which helps us improve your spindles performance and lifespan.

At Motor City Machine Tool repair we know how important it is to get your machine back up and running. That is why we offer some of the most competitive lead times in the industry and a 1-year warranty on all repairs.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair specializes in boring mill spindle repair. Our Staff of experienced spindle technicians have repaired countless boring mills from many different manufacturers. They have repaired boring mills weighing 20 lbs to several tons.

We offer some of the fastest lead times in the Mid West, with Emergency repairs performed in as little as one day. Our standard lead times are around one to two weeks, which is much faster than our competition.

Having a balanced spindle is especially important for boring mills to maintain precise cutting and direction. Our spindle technicians utilize state of the art diagnostic equipment to balance and test spindles after they have been reassembled. They are able to balance them with exacting precision, so that the spindles that leave our facility run optimally for a long period.

Motor City Machine is the Authority on Box Spindle Repair.  Yes, we do specialize in CNC Motorized Spindle Repair, but the staff at Motor City Machine came from some of the largest Box Spindle Manufacturers in North America.  We know Box Spindles, but better yet we understand what our customers need.  Are you dealing with vendors that offer 1 week, 2 week, or 3-4 week lead times?  If so, try Motor City Machine.  We are the company that deliveries fast and quality repairs.

Box spindle repairs are the simplest of all spindle repairs in the machine tool industry. Motor City machine tool has many years experience repairing box spindles. We continue to receive many repair jobs of these simple, yet incredibly precise and reliable spindles.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair offers in house grinding and CNC machining capabilities to repair your box spindle or manufacture your box spindle components. We can manufacture shafts, housings, spacers etc… This allows us to provide fast, quality repairs at a cost savings to our customers.  We provide new box spindles and box spindle manufacturing. We can manufacture a spindle from print or reverse engineer from an existing spindle.

As with all our spindle repairs, we rebuild all spindles to the OEM specification. We test run all spindles in house while performing vibration and temperature analysis. We check bearings for velocity and displacement to improve spindle performance and spindle life.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair repairs and rebuilds Centerless Grinding spindles. We also have Centerless Grinding Spindles for exchange or sale. Some Centerless grinders we repair include: Paragon, Cincinnati, Glebar, Mikrosa, Micron, Koyo Jainnher to name a few. We can completely re-manufacture your centerless grinder spindle to the OEM specification. We offer:

  • Repair of your existing centerless grinder
  • Sales of re-manufactured and rebuilt centerless grinder
  • Sales & repair of Centerless grinding spindle components

We have the in house technology to run in your centerless grinding spindle. We can test to verify that all aspects of your spindle, both mechanically & electrically, are performing to the OEM specification. We are able to do this with the advanced equipment we own for spindle testing and diagnostics.

Centerless Grinding Machines are often used to grind a large quantity of cylindrical parts at fast speeds. When a centerless grinder goes down it can significantly slow or halt production. Motor City Machine Tool understands the importance of getting your centerless grinder back up and running as soon as possible. That is why we offer one of the fastest lead times in the machine tool industry.

At Motor City Machine Tool Repair we have extensive experience rebuilding spindle clusters. The majority of our employees have all worked for major spindle manufacturers, and have worked on many types of cluster spindles over the years. We can rebuild your entire cluster as a complete unit or repair each spindle in the cluster individually.

So what sets Motor City apart from the competition?   At Motor City Machine Tool repair we understand the importance of decreasing machine down time and we strive to provide fast, economical quotations.  We know how to deliver fast lead times with out sacrificing quality.  Give us a call and we will explain our extensive process of rebuilding your spindle components and building a high quality spindle.

We have the in house precision grinding and CNC machining capabilities to repair your cluster spindle or manufacture your spindle cluster components. We can requalify or manufacture shafts, spacers, housings etc… This allows us to provide fast, quality repairs at a cost savings to our customers.  We provide new cluster spindles and spindle cluster manufacturing. We can manufacture a spindle from print or reverse engineer from an existing spindle.

The spindle technicians at Motor City Repair utilize state of the art equipment for testing and balancing spindles. They are able to fine tune spindles so they run as if they were brand new. Our technicians have become so efficient at testing and balancing spindles, that this plays a major part in the speed of our repairs.

The Specialty. Motor City Machine Tool Repair specializes in CNC Spindle repair. With the ability to repair your CNC spindle from nearly any machine. This state of the art repair facility allows us to repair today’s most complicated CNC Spindles. Having repaired CNC spindles as large as a couple tons to high frequency units that exceed 150,000 RPM.

The Options. With the largest variety of spindles in the industry repaired in this facility includes: Motorized, Belt-driven, Cartridge, Block, VMCs, HMCs, Grinders, Spindles, Milling Machines, Lathes and Turning Centers. These spindles are most frequently used for machining, metal, composites, wood, and stone.

The Experience. The bulk of today’s machining centers have complicated motorized CNC spindles. These spindles contain a variety of sensors and encoders that allows for them to communicate with one another. Motor City Machine Tool Repair offers the technology to test all aspects of these CNC spindles.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair specializes in Direct Drive Spindle repair. We can repair your Direct Drive spindle from any HMC, VMC, Turning Center, Grinding Machine, or any other machine. A few of the direct motorized spindles we repair include: Mori Seiki, Mazak, Kessler, OMLAT, Daewoo, Deckel & Doosan among many others.

Our state of the art repair facility allows us to repair today’s most complicated Direct Drive Spindles. We repair Direct Drive spindles for all types of industries. When it comes to direct drive spindles, balance is critical to performance. Our highly trained spindle technicians have much experience with dynamic and static balancing of direct drive spindles. This ensures the least amount of vibration produced by your spindle, which translates into longer spindle life. During and after balancing, we utilize advanced equipment to test all aspects of your direct drive spindle to ensure it functions to the OEM specification.

Some direct drive spindles have coolant that runs thru them, when seals fail this can cause the stator to short out.  If the Motor is damaged or burnt out we have the ability to rewind it and encapsulate it to prevent this sort of damage from happen again. Coolant ingression can also damage bearings by washing out lubricant and causing them to overheat due to excessive friction. It is standard for us to replace bearings nearly all repairs, it is something our spindle technicians are very skilled at.

Direct Drive spindles often contain a variety of sensors, encoders, proximity switches and other electrical components that allow them to communicate. At Motor City Machine Tool Repair we have the technology to test all aspects of these motorized spindles. If one of these components are damaged or not working properly we can replace them and get them back in working order.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair is one of the leaders in Fanuc servo motor repair. We have repaired countless fanuc servo motors that are used on many different machines and for various applications. The technicians at our facility have many years experience with repairing, testing and fine tuning servo motors, and are very familiar with most models of the Fanuc brand. We also repair other brands of servo motors, however Fanuc is the brand we have specialized in over the years.

It takes a variety of specialized electric servo motor drives to run servo motors, and also special diagnostic equipment for testing. Motor City utilizes this advanced equipment to test and balance Fanuc servo motors. We are capable of doing various repairs for servo motors including rewinding, replacing bearings, and replacing electronic components.

Servo Motors are used to power various components of CNC machining centers, such as driving ball screws, rotary tables, or indexing tables. These are integral parts of CNC machining centers, which must run properly for machining centers to make parts. We at Motor City Machine Tool Repair are able to repair these Fanuc servo motors in a timely and precise manner so that your machine can get back up and running as soon as possible.

A few of the Fanuc Motors we service include: i series, Bi series, DiS series, LiS series, ALPHAi series, ALPHAi-B series, BETAi series, BETAi-B series, BETAiSVSP-B, ROBODRILL DDR series, ROBODRILL DDR-T series, ROBOSHOT series, ROBOCUT series

Motor City Repair also repairs nearly every other brand of Servo Motor. Contact us for a Free Quote.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair is the leader in repairing gantry mill spindles. We have repaired these bridge type milling spindles from most manufacturers, including Mori Seiki, SNK, Toyoda, & Cincinnati to name a few.

We have become very efficient at repairing gantry spindles for milling applications, because of our staff of experienced spindle technicians, who have repaired countless gantry spindles from many different manufactures. Our spindle technicians are some of the most skilled in the North Eastern United States. With their skill and experience, we are sure they can repair nearly any gantry milling spindle that is sent to us in a speedy and precise manner.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair owns a large array of machining and diagnostic equipment. With doing most of our machining in house, we are able to requalify parts faster than most repair facilities. Our spindle technicians are able to balance spindles with such precision that they are guaranteed to run longer than spindles repaired at other facilities. We offer a one year warranty on all the spindles we repair, because we are confident they will run for a long time.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair specializes in Gear Driven Spindle repair. We can repair your Gear Driven spindle from any HMC, VMC, Turning Center, Grinding Machine, or any other application. We repair Gear Driven spindles for most of the spindle manufacturers, including: Mori Seiki, Doosan, Kira, Enshu, & Kitamura to name a few.

Our state of the art repair facility allows us to repair todays most complicated Gear Driven CNC Spindles. If your spindle shaft has a damaged spline, we have the ability to rework & make like new. Gears can too be requalified or remanufactured so that your spindle is functioning optimally. We are able to do this with our in house machining capabilities, which cuts down on lead times and costs.

At Motor City Machine Tool Repair we have the technology to test all aspects of these Gear Driven spindles. We understand the importance of having a long lasting repair, which is why we do a static and dynamic balancing of spindles. This allows the spindle to run at optimal functioning, and ensures that the least amount of vibration is produced by the spindles, thus improving the longevity of the spindles life.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair specializes in high frequency spindle repair. We can repair your spindle from nearly any machine. We repair CNC spindles as large as a couple tons to high frequency units that exceed 100,000 RPM. There are few repair facilities that are willing to repair spindles that operate at high speeds and even fewer that are capable of testing them. Here at Motor City Machine Tool, we offer both.

Many spindles that operate at extremely high speeds are Hydrostatic Spindles or Hydrodynamic Spindle.These types of spindles are used, because they can run at exceedingly fast speeds without producing heat caused by friction that steel or ceramic bearings would produce if run that fast.

Some of the high speed spindles are motorized, which utilize more complicated electronic components that aren’t in other types of spindles. These spindles contain a variety of sensors, encoders, and acoustic emission equipment that allow them to communicate. At Motor City Machine Tool Repair we have advanced equipment to test and run these high speed motorized spindles. Our spindle technicians utilize this equipment to balance and fine tune spindles so that they are running like new. Having a spindle properly balanced like we are able to do means your spindle will run like new and last longer.

Hydrodynamic spindles are typically used for high speed and high load situations where, normal steel or ceramic bearings may cause excessive heat or vibration. We at Motor City Repair have been known to repair Hydrodynamic spindles in excess of 150,000 RPMs and spindles as large as a couple tons. Our expert staff of spindle technicians have worked on a variety of hydrodynamic spindles from many different manufacturers. They are confident that any Hydrodynamic spindle sent to us can be repaired.

Our state of the art repair facility allows us to repair today’s most complicated Hydrodynamic spindles. We repair Hydrodynamic spindles for all types of industry. When it comes to Hydrodynamic spindle repair, balance is critical to performance. We perform both a dynamic and static balancing of all spindle components.  We have advanced equipment to test all aspects of your spindle to ensure it functions to the OEM specification.

Hydrostatic spindles are often used for high speed and heavy load applications. Steel or ceramic ball bearings often produce excessive vibration and heat when run at such speeds and loads, which is why fluid bearings are used. The Spindle Technicians at Motor City Repair have repaired a number of hydrostatic spindles that reach speeds as high as 150,000 RPM. We at Motor City Machine Tool Repair are confident that we can repair any hydrostatic spindle that is sent to us. Expedited repair lead times are another factor that sets us apart from our competition.

Our advanced repair facility allows us to repair today’s most complicated Hydrostatic spindles. We have repaired Hydrostatic spindles for all types of industries.  We have state of the art equipment to test all aspects of your hydrostatic spindle to ensure it functions optimally. Our spindle techs test run every spindle and take several diagnostic readings before we ship a spindle, we do this to ensure that the spindle is running optimally and will last for a long time. Balancing a spindle ensures the least amount of vibration is produced by a spindle, which increases its lifespan.

A specialty of this facility, is machine tool milling spindles, whether belt-driven or motorized. To properly repair a milling spindle takes quality materials, attention to detail, knowledge and experience in this industry; qualities our staff possess.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair offers you the most aggressive lead times in the spindle repair industry. If you are in need of a machine tool spindle repaired fast, we can accommodate a turnaround time of 1-3 business days in emergency situations.

Many modern machine tool spindles are direct driven spindles, which have a number of complicated electronic components that make them function properly, including: sensors, encoders, proximity switches, etc… Our staff of skilled spindle technicians are capable of testing and repairing all of these components with the help of our advanced diagnostic equipment. Our spindle techs utilize this equipment to test run and properly balance all spindles that we repair. Having a precisely balanced spindle is very important for the longevity of the spindles life. If a spindle is not properly balanced the vibrations it produces can wear on the spindle, which over time produces more vibration and heat that can warp elements of the spindle. We guarantee you will receive all repaired spindles properly balanced, so they run like new.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair has fixed many types of rotary tables for a number of applications. Some brands we have repaired include: Kitagawa, Haas, Weiss, Koma, and Velmex to name a few. We also repair Rotary Indexing tables that can be used for a number of different machining centers. Servo Motors that power these rotary tables can also be repaired by us.

We offer some of the fastest repair times in the industry. We typically turn around rotary tables within one to two weeks, and emergency repairs within a few days. There are several factors that allow us to repair rotary tables so quickly, one is the in house machining that we perform, which cuts down on repair time and cost. We also employ some highly skilled and experienced spindle technicians who have repaired many different rotary tables over the years. The testing equipment we own is state of the art, which aids our spindle technicians with balancing and testing. We guarantee that your rotary table will be running like new after it is repaired by us.

Rotary tables can often have worm gears in them that are used to transfer rotation from the motor to the table. These gears are often of complex design and must be machined with precision to work properly. Our machinists are able to remanufacture whatever components are damaged in your rotary table, to get them performing to the factory specifications. We pride ourselves in our ability to rebuild machines so they run like new.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair specializes in router spindle repair. We can repair your router spindle from any Machine. Many routing spindles operate at high speeds to cut thru wood, composite and other materials at a fast rate. Thankfully we at Motor City Repair are able to repair and test high speed routing spindles with accuracy and speed.

Our state of the art repair facility allows us to repair today’s most complicated Routing Spindles. We repair router spindles for all types of industries. We have state of the art equipment to test all aspects of your spindle to ensure it functions to the factory specifications. When it comes to router spindles, balance it critical to performance. Our spindle technicians utilize our advanced equipment to balance spindles so they run like new. This increases a spindles lifespan and ensures that the material cut stays at precise tolerances.

Most CNC routing spindles are motorized spindles. These motorized router spindles contain a variety of sensors, encoders, proximity switches and acoustic emission equipment that allow them to communicate. At Motor City Machine Tool Repair we have the technology to test all aspects of these CNC router spindles. We are confident that nearly any router sent to use can be repaired with speed and precision.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair specializes in repairing Speed Reducers / Gear Boxes. Our staff of skilled spindle technicians have worked on a number of different gear boxes over varied complexity. They have much experience with repairing various brands of gear boxes used for many different applications.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair has some of the fastest lead times in the Mid West. We are able to turn around machine repair so quickly, because we have such skilled workers, who know what they are doing. We also own many pieces of state of the art equipment used for testing, balancing and running machines. Our company is one of the best for gear box repair. Don’t hesitate to call or e-mail us for a free estimate on your gearbox repair.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair specializes in CNC Spindle Motor repair. With the ability to repair your spindle motors from any HMC, VMC, Turning Center, Grinding Machine, or any other application. Our Spindle Technicians are some of the best in the industry, with many years experience repairing countless makes and models of spindles. Our technicians utilize some of the most state of the art equipment for testing and balancing spindles. We are confident that we can repair any spindle motor that is sent to us.

The bulk of today’s machining centers are run by complicated spindle motors. These spindles utilize a variety of sensors, proximity switches and encoders that allow them to communicate with one another. Motor City Machine Tool Repair offers the technology to test all aspects of these CNC spindles and we have the vendors to replace any part needed for your spindle motor.

The most common repairs for Spindle Motors include:

Rewind or recondition windings
Extending Motor Lead Lines
Replaced seals, O-rings and bearings
Re-qualify shaft
Re-qualify encoder wheel
Replace encoder
Replace other electronic components
Servo Motor Repair. If you’re in need of repairs for Servo motors, which include: AC servo motors, DC servo motors, Fanuc Servo Motors, Siemens servo motors, Mitsubishi servo motors, Kessler servo motors, Rexroth servo motors, we can assist you. Don’t hesitate to email us directly at: sales@motorcityrepair.com or fill out a free quote form to recieve a quote on your Servo Motor Repair needs.

Coolant Ingression Problems. Some spindle Motors have coolant that runs thru them, when seals fail this can cause the stator to short out, like in the one seen in the above left image. If the Motor is damaged or burnt out we have the ability to rewind it and encapsulate it to prevent this sort of damage from happen again, an example of an encapsulated winding is shown in the above right image. Coolant ingression can also damage bearings by washing out lubricant and causing them to overheat due to excessive friction. It is standard for us to replace bearings for all repairs, it is something our spindle technicians are very skilled at.

Motor City Machine Tool Repair specializes in wood working spindles. Our state of the art repair facility allows us to repair today’s most complicated Woodworking spindles. We repair Woodworking spindles for all types of industries. When it comes to Woodworking spindle repair, balance is very important for the precision of a spindles performance. Our skilled spindle technicians utilize state of the art testing equipment to properly balance a spindle both statically and dynamically. We guarantee that with the proper rebuild and balance of your spindle, it will be running like new for years to come.

Many wood router spindles are motorized spindles that are a bit more complicated than other spindles. They can often utilize a variety of sensors, encoders, proximity switches, thermistors and acoustic emission equipment that allow them to communicate and run properly. All of these components can be tested by us with the many pieces of advanced diagnostic equipment we own. Our spindle techs have much experience repairing motorized wood working spindles, and are confident they can repair any spindle so that it is running to the manufactures specifications. We are one of the best choice for woodworking spindle repair in the US.

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