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Drum Sander speed control repair

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Blog series by lightweightladylefty updated 03-11-2016 03:58 AM 2 parts 5040 reads 18 comments total

Part 1: I need help to identify a component on speed control circuit board

02-28-2016 03:20 AM by lightweightladylefty | 15 comments »

My drum sander's conveyor recently quit. We were able (with help) to narrow down the problem to a component on the speed control. My husband said he is willing to attempt to solder on a new component (a new circuit board is over $240) but after considerable web searching, I have been unable to find one. It might help if I knew what it was called so I could more easily narrow the search. Here’s a photo. Can anyone tell me what the square, gray component on the lower left of the ci...

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Part 2: PTL! It works!

03-11-2016 03:58 AM by lightweightladylefty | 3 comments »

I can’t express how thankful I am for all the help in getting my sander’s conveyor running again. Living in the middle of nowhere, I was unable to find a vendor for the bridge rectifier within an hour of here so I ordered one (actually two) from China for $.99 plus $1.98 shipping. We received them yesterday. My husband soldered one on the circuit board this morning; we reinstalled the speed control; and it runs like new. We’re both do-it-yourselfers who will try anyt...

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