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We provide onsite support to our customers - any machine tool, any age

Experience in all CNC manufacturing industry fields, including automotive, aerospace, textiles, food & beverage, petrochemicals, R&D, science & education

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Blog Index

Take a look at our past installations, ongoing machine care, expert refurbishments and distinctive repair solutions.


Matsuura MAM72-63V 5 axis multi pallet changer repair

5th January 2024

We take a look at a Matsuura MAM72-63V 5-axis multi-pallet changer with Siemens 840Di control coupled with Yaskawa drives.

This machine hadn’t struck a blow for over 4 years, pretty much condemned by the OEM with quotes of over £30,000 to put it right.

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Failure of CCU3 / CCU3.4

22nd November 2022

A common issue on Siemens 810D controls is the failure of CCU3 / CCU3.4.

Over time dirt and coolant ingress causes component failure on the PCB rendering your machine inoperable.

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Complete Rebuild of a Hardinge VMC

26th November 2021

The spindle motor on this Hardinge VMC was found to be dead short across all three phases.

We found the wrong, ill-fitting fan cable tied to the back, so the wiring on overload and contactor were tricking the machine.

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Coolant Mist Extraction Unit Installation

13th November 2020

Coolant and oil mist inhalation from machine operations can put the operator’s health and anyone else in the vicinity at risk.

Metalworking fluids can be carcinogenic, so it is important to protect your workforce from these dangerous substances.

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CNC Laser Cutter

13th December 2019

Something a bit different from the usual CNC Machining and Turning Centres today - a CNC laser cutter. This Gantry style laser cutting machine suffered a serious malfunction at our customer’s in the West Midlands.

Unfortunately, a mechanical jam caused a series of drive failures; 1 regulator card and 2 LT modules (power sections) failed as a result. We were able to attend the site, diagnose and fix all of the issues and supply new hardware.

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Machine Maintenance for ISO Compliance

14th December 2018

Are you ISO 9001 accredited? Would your machine shop pass an audit? At Control CNC, we service and inspect all CNC machines, satisfying all the preventative maintenance stipulations for ISO compliance.

Not only does this create an audit trail for each machine, but it also helps your business achieve maximum uptime and prolongs the life expectancy of your machine tools.

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Simple Housekeeping Saves Money!

27th June 2017

This customer based on the south coast had returned to their machine, an Emag VSC 400 Duo with Sinumerik 840D and 611D drives and suffered huge issues. 

On returning power to the machine, a large bang was heard and machine power was lost resulting in an alarm 120202 waiting for connection to NC PLC with a flashing control panel.

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Multiple Topology Errors on Hardinge Bridgeport 828D

7th December 2016

A testing job this week involved multiple topology errors on a Hardinge Bridgeport 828D machine.

After the drive and cables were texted and proven and a suspect encoder had been replaced, we were called to assist in the diagnosis of this fault.

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A family business established in 2016, Control CNC Services Ltd. has over 30 years of experience in the CNC machine tool industry. 

Our engineers support all aspects of CNC applications. We provide a total breakdown solutions package; whether the fault is mechanical, electrical, electronic, software, control, or drive, our multi-disciplined engineers will resolve the problem.

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