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Detached:phidgetStepper Phidget

Dear sir/madam,

 please anybody let me know how I should handle this error

Error is like that

“Detached:phidgetStepper Phidget

Bipolar Stepper Controller 1-motor 507314202”

 

This error occurs frequently,

 

Thanks, and best regards

 

waseem

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I am new to the x winder. After a few hickups, I completed some good 2 axis winds in 3 axis mode. My question is on the subject of winding torque... How do i know if i need more torque or less torque on a particular motor? Do i increase torque for larger the diameter of mandrel? How about the delivery head torque? I noticed both delivery head motors getting warm ( I turned down the  torque)...?  I'm also have trouble with loose ends on 35* wind angles on small diameter mandrels...? I'm…

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Dear sir/madam, please anybody let me know how I should handle this errorError is like that“Detached:phidgetStepper PhidgetBipolar Stepper Controller 1-motor 507314202” This error occurs frequently, Thanks, and best regards waseem
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Aaron Lederhose replied to gary michalak's discussion torque adjustments
"No problem Gary,
The tension setting will change on the winding angle. Even as the diameter increases the tension can change on the same winding angle because you essentially have more friction to hold your windings in place.
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gary michalak replied to gary michalak's discussion torque adjustments
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Aaron Lederhose replied to gary michalak's discussion torque adjustments
"Hi Gary,
I will try to answer all of your questions.
More or less torque on the mandrel motor is not really going to help you. The stock standard nema23 motor has plenty enough torque to wind a good tube. All the other motors require very little tor…"
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