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Offline ronny

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VFD Cable or Spindle cable ?
« on: September 21, 2012, 08:43:16 PM »
what do you guys use, shielded or not?
do you use specialty VFD cable that run for lots of money of just normal cable?

if you do need shield cable, which place is best to order, i am in canada and my small town is not helpfull in ordering stuff so i want to order online.

cheers!

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Re: VFD Cable or Spindle cable ?
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2012, 09:26:57 PM »
I don't have a VFD but i do use shielded cables. 100% shielding is the best and what i would recommend. You will find that that cable has
a braided wire envelope over complete Al wrap of the wires. The braided side is used for grounding.

RICH

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Re: VFD Cable or Spindle cable ?
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2012, 11:29:15 PM »
the spindle cable. it will run beside my stepper motors. the rating is 10amp 220v on the spindle so i am looking for shielded cable that can be flexible if anyone knows where to buy it from?

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Re: VFD Cable or Spindle cable ?
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2012, 04:03:15 PM »
bump...
Re: VFD Cable or Spindle cable ?
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2012, 05:33:04 PM »
Hi ronny

Not to take you away from this board, but if you go to http://www.woodworkforums.com/f170/  then you will find lots of info on this subject.

Bob Willson

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Re: VFD Cable or Spindle cable ?
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2012, 06:12:22 PM »
Here's a source for cable from VFD to spindle.
http://www.soigeneris.com/Wire-list.aspx
Gerry

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