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Offline BeSharp

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T7 Motor Distance Spring
« on: January 04, 2021, 06:26:51 pm »
I have four used Tormek T-7s, but only one has the “distance spring for the motor” (part number 61). I’m asking T-7 owners whether their machines have the spring, or no spring?

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Offline Ken S

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Re: T7 Motor Distance Spring
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2021, 08:33:24 pm »
This is definitely a question for support. (support@tormek.se)

Chech this :

https://www.tormek.com/forum/index.php?topic=549.0

EDITED TO ADD LINK


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« Last Edit: January 05, 2021, 01:58:49 pm by Ken S »

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Re: T7 Motor Distance Spring
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2021, 01:54:04 am »
The parts diagram clearly shows T7s should have the spring. All four of my T7s have holes for the spring. I am more curious about how many owners have T7s without springs, are using them, and possibly haven’t noticed any difference.

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Re: T7 Motor Distance Spring
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2021, 09:48:50 am »

Chech this post:
https://www.tormek.com/forum/index.php

There is no "post" under the link, only forum-index.
I have a T7 and am curious about information.

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Re: T7 Motor Distance Spring
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2021, 12:10:28 pm »
I have two T7 without the spring.

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Re: T7 Motor Distance Spring
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2021, 03:26:00 pm »
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Re: T7 Motor Distance Spring
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2021, 04:42:13 pm »
Hi,
The spring is not original on a T-7/2000. We used to have a spring on the discontinued Tormek 4000 machine. I had a talk with Mats at our factory and we get these questions sometimes.
We recommend removing the spring since it generates extra heat on the rubber wheel when the machine is running idle. If there was an issue with a slippery drive-wheel it would have been better to use coarse sandpaper on the rubber to get it to grip instead than using a spring to get a better grip.

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Stig

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Re: T7 Motor Distance Spring
« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2021, 02:27:58 am »
Thanks for the info, Stig.