Routers and Spindles

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Routers

(#12016) Porter Cable Model 75182: 3.25 HP, 60Hz, 110V, variable speed;  PRICE  $385.00

NOTE: ShopBot Tools recommends and sells Porter Cable 3.25hp routers, Model 75182, for our CNC systems in which a spindle is not installed.  Mounting brackets and electrical connections are designed for this model router only.  Other models may not fit or function correctly and may thus be unsafe.

Spindles

HSD

HSD 2.2HP and 4HP spindle packages include: One model MT1073 spindle; spindle mounting plate and mounting hardware; Yaskawa variable frequency drive and ShopBot rpm controller, installed; one 27mm shaft wrench and one ER25 spanner wrench; any four ER25 collets through 5/8” max tool shank size and two ER25 collet nuts. Installation requires services of a licensed electrician. Replacement collets, collet nuts and wrenches may be purchased through ShopBot.

HSD 2.2HP High Frequency Spindle
(#12541) 230v 3-phase;  PRICE  $2,619.00
(#12543) 220v Single-phase;  PRICE  $2,619.00
HSD 4HP High Frequency Spindle
(#12542) 230v 3-phase;  PRICE  $3,039.00
(#12544) 220v Single-phase;  PRICE  $3,495.00

Colombo

Colombo 3 HP spindle packages include: One model RS 73.2 spindle; spindle mounting plate and mounting hardware; Yaskawa variable frequency drive and ShopBot controller, installed.

Colombo 5 HP spindle packages include: One model RS 90.2 spindle; spindle mounting plate and mounting hardware; Yaskawa variable frequency drive and ShopBot controller, installed.

Both packages include one shaft wrench and one collet nut wrench; any four ER25 collets through 5/8" max tool shank size and two ER25 collet nuts. Installation of either package requires services of a licensed electrician.

Colombo 3 HP High Frequency Spindle
(#125xx) 230v 3-phase;  PRICE  $3,395.00
(#125xx) 220v Single-phase;  PRICE  $3,395.00
Colombo 5 HP  High Frequency Spindle
(#126XX) 230v 3-phase;  PRICE  $3,795.00
(#126XX) 380/460V 3-phase; PRICE  $4,848.00
(#126XX) 220v Single-phase;  PRICE  $4,295.00

Spindle Control Boards

The Spindle Control Board allows the user to change the RPM of the spindle using ShopBot’s control software.  The Spindle Control Board is wired into the variable frequency drive (VFD) and connects to the computer through USB.  The device is controlled with SB3 (ShopBot Control software) through a virtual tool; Tools, Spindle RPM Control [TR].  The Spindle Control Board can control up to two spindles on two of the same model VFD; the VFDs should not be mounted farther than 3 feet (305mm) from each other.  A jumper cable (SB#10256) is needed to connect the two VFDs.  The Spindle Control Board is compatible only with ShopBot alpha and V4G boards using SB control software v3.5.6 or greater.

Download Installation and Programming Instructions:

(#10250) Spindle RPM Controller for Yaskawa VFD (for HSD spindles) (included with all new spindles); PRICE $250.00
(#10251) Spindle RPM Controller for Delta VFD (for Colombo spindles); PRICE $250.00

(#10255) Jumper Cable for Yaskawa (required for dual spindles); PRICE $10.95
(#10256) Jumper Cable for Delta (required for dual spindles); PRICE $10.95

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