Piranha XL Upgrade

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Ripper
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Piranha XL Upgrade

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Hi all, I need some help regarding installing an 800w water cooled spindle on a Piranha XL. I am seriously looking at purchasing this cnc but I want to make sure it can handle the weight of this 8 lb. spindle. Could anyone tell me if the XL can handle this spindle without too much deflection in the gantry. I spoke with the NWA tech but unfortunately I was not able to get a direct answer. I would appreciate any feedback on this matter.
Thanks,
John

balbritton
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Re: Piranha XL Upgrade

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They are built for trim routers, which average around 3 pounds or so. No guarantees on it holding up to 8lbs
Brandon Albritton
Sales/Engineering - Next Wave Automation

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