WIEDEMANN TURRET PUNCH PRESS problem- work clamps not working
February 22, 2013 8:50 AM   Subscribe

We have an old turret punch (1528 Wiedematic) & the work clamps aren't functioning. Have plenty air pressure. Foot micro switch makes clicking sound when you press it to release solenoid. Suspect it is the solenoid switch itself, but can't find where this switch is located. Can hear it, can't find it. Any ideas?
posted by Mimidae to Work & Money (2 answers total)
if it is a "A1528" that would be a Murata Machinery WIEDEMANN TURRET PUNCH PRESS.
from the Murata Machinery USA, Inc website:

"Murata offers experienced telephone support on any Muratec product, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time, with after-hours technical support from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Monday through Friday, and 8:00 am to 12:00 noon on Saturday.
Parts and Service can be contacted by calling 704-875-9280

you might give them a call...
posted by digital-dragonfly at 10:05 AM on February 22, 2013

Finally found the switch & all it needed was lubricating. A wee drop of oil did the trick!
posted by Mimidae at 5:35 PM on March 15, 2013

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