Over the years, RepairZone technicians have seen many different reasons for Indramat Power Supply failures, especially TVD Series, but some Failure codes are seen far more often. Some of these issues can be a simple quick fix, and some may need a technician to conduct serious inquiries:
How Standard Reconditioning can vastly decrease the odds of a catastrophic breakdown
The machine environment can be a caustic one, with all kinds of opportunity for contamination to spew onto a servo motor. Though your system and servo’s may be running fine, it’s only a matter of time before a buildup of contaminates (such as cutting fluids and metal shavings) will eventually creep inside the bearings and the stator and make a motor vulnerable to a catastrophic breakdown. Contamination in the encoder and brake assembly due to improper maintenance is also common.