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Old 12-22-2017, 06:22 AM
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Default W f wells saw trouble

Hello all,

I have a f15-2 w f wells saw that stopped cutting automatically. It will feed the part forward but then doesn't start cutting. It just sits there with the blade still moving. You have to press the cutting feed button manually every time now.

Any help would be much appreciated.


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Old 12-22-2017, 08:52 AM
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Sounds like it's broken.
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Old 12-22-2017, 09:04 AM
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Old 12-22-2017, 01:11 PM
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Any help would be much appreciated.
At first glance of your post it would seem your asking for assistance to a problem with your saw that is in a shop production situation.

Probably the quickest solution would be to contact the service site for Wells as offered in post by digger doug. But as most things asked on this site, there is probably one or two members that will be along to offer more in-depth information.

Be patient, do check back.

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Old 12-22-2017, 08:30 PM
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If the feeder is electric I would assume an issue with the stop switch or it's connected relay that the switch activates.

If it is hydraulic I would assume something with the control stop.
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Old 12-23-2017, 09:27 AM
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I have not found a manual online for the saw so I will throw out a thought or two.

It sounds like the saw does not know it needs to be in automatic mode for some reason. From what I understand it sounds like the saw is making a cut, opening the vise, advancing the material to the correct spot, clamping the vise and then waiting on you to press the cut button. Is this correct?

I see you are new here, have you read the FAQs on posting pictures? if not please do so and post some pictures.

The saw may have a bad relay as GWIZ posted, there also may be a pressure type feedback on the clamping force of the vise as well.

Either way a manual would be a great help. Posting as picture of the page of the controls, be it hydraulic or electric will help see what you have.

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