LumberJocks

All Replies on Delta Mortiser Running in Slow Motion

  • Advertise with us
View bruc101's profile

Delta Mortiser Running in Slow Motion

by bruc101
posted 09-16-2018 06:30 PM


10 replies so far

View lumbering_on's profile

lumbering_on

578 posts in 853 days


#1 posted 09-16-2018 06:38 PM

Have you checked the tension on the belts? Or is this a direct drive?

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

117616 posts in 3940 days


#2 posted 09-16-2018 06:51 PM

Many times problems like this pops up it involves sawdust clogging things up.

View runswithscissors's profile

runswithscissors

3031 posts in 2388 days


#3 posted 09-16-2018 10:48 PM

Could be a start capacitor, maybe?

-- I admit to being an adrenaline junky; fortunately, I'm very easily frightened

View GR8HUNTER's profile

GR8HUNTER

5967 posts in 1075 days


#4 posted 09-17-2018 02:26 AM

not a start cap from what he describes :<((

maybe motor cant breathe if it got hot :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

View bruc101's profile

bruc101

1337 posts in 3905 days


#5 posted 09-17-2018 05:20 AM

Thanks guys for your replies. I’m going to open up the motor today and see what I can find. I’ll let you know.

-- Bruce Free Plans https://traditionalwoodworking.org

View bruc101's profile

bruc101

1337 posts in 3905 days


#6 posted 09-17-2018 07:12 PM

I was able to get the fan off the top and blow some air down into the motor. It acted like it wanted to pick up and go and then there will be a little bump and it starts slowing down again. The motor also starts getting hot the longer I let it run.

-- Bruce Free Plans https://traditionalwoodworking.org

View DBDesigns's profile

DBDesigns

217 posts in 360 days


#7 posted 09-19-2018 07:20 PM

This is a blind guess but it sounds like a bearing or some kind of drag on the motor shaft.

-- I remember when Grateful wasn't Dead

View waho6o9's profile

waho6o9

8638 posts in 2940 days


#8 posted 09-19-2018 07:36 PM

That’s odd.

http://www.deltamachinery.com/support/customer-support

Technical Support
Product Assembly, User or Other Product-Related Questions

1-866-999-1499

Good luck

View pintodeluxe's profile

pintodeluxe

5918 posts in 3176 days


#9 posted 09-19-2018 08:31 PM

Clogged or bent mortising bit? Remove bit to rule that out.

Bad Run Capacitor? If yes, replace both capacitors.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

View bigblockyeti's profile (online now)

bigblockyeti

5692 posts in 2083 days


#10 posted 09-19-2018 11:39 PM

I believe those have a single capacitor, check it and replace if bad. I can’t remember if they have a centrifugal switch for the start windings but having that fail would result in slow running and getting hot quickly.

-- "Lack of effort will result in failure with amazing predictability" - Me

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com