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#24087 - 04/03/03 05:39 PM re:looking for a testing lab for a milling machine  
Doug Scott  Offline
Joined: Feb 2003
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Jonesville, Michigan, USA
I have a customer who has a electric milling machine that produces 10000 volt, but the machine is old, and has no paper work what so ever for the controls.
I'm looking for a company that will do testing or some sort of UL listing on this.
Hope someone can help me.

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#24088 - 04/03/03 07:10 PM Re: re:looking for a testing lab for a milling machine  
Bjarney  Offline
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For one-off equipment testing and labeling, you might talk to a NETA-member company, found through I’d check with the responsible AHJ for their approval before hiring anyone, though.

Of course, you could have UL do the work. There is also ETL at A generic term for these sort of firms is NRTL…"Nationally Recognized Testing Lab".

[This message has been edited by Bjarney (edited 04-03-2003).]

#24089 - 04/03/03 09:29 PM Re: re:looking for a testing lab for a milling machine  
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Doug, how and why does the milling machine produce electricity?

#24090 - 04/03/03 09:35 PM Re: re:looking for a testing lab for a milling machine  
John Steinke  Offline
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Reno,Nv., USA
It sounds like this is an "electrode discharge milling" (or EDM) machine. This machine uses an electric spark to erode the metal, rather than a rotating cutter.
Try your local machine-shop supply house, for leads to a current rep. Or, search the web for the component makers; their manuals are often on-line.

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