Comparing Spindle Kits

Spindle System

Spindle System



Comparible Price: $1315
Base $920
Chiller + $235
40ft Tubing + $60
80mm Mount + $100
Boot $6-$150 (maker files available)



80mm Water-cooled 2.2kW spindle
Many more motor options available including Metalworking and ATC.

80mm Water-cooled 2.2kW spindle

Bit Capacity

ER20 up to ½” shanks

ER20 up to ½” shanks

Coolant pumping System

CW-3000 Chiller +235
or Pump +20

CW-3000 Chiller Included


40ft Superthane Tubing +60
Silicone tubing available

7.5m of coolant tubing (unknown length)

Gas Strut


Gas Strut Kit, available only in this bundle

80mm Spindle Mount

80mm Mount/Plate +100

80mm Spindle Mount, available only in this bundle

Dust Boot

Available Separately (ranging from $6 for maker files to $150 for complete product depending on boot chosen)

Sweepy 80mm Dust Boot


Pre-wired using 20ft shielded spindle cable, pre-programmed VFD unit
Spindle cable extensions available.

Pre-wired, pre-programmed VFD unit
Unknown spindle cable length.

EMI AC Filter

AC Filter (Inside VFD enclosure)

AC Filter (Inside VFD enclosure)

Power Requirements

L6-20P 220v available power required

L6-20P 220v available power required

Speed Control

Built into VFD and controllable by the CNC Controller

Speed control board (Inside VFD enclosure)


Includes 1/8", 1/4", and 1/2" ER-20 collets

Includes 1/8", 1/4", and 1/2" ER-20 collets


All wiring

All wiring


High quality and thick collet wrenches

Basic Collet wrenches


20-Month VFD warranty against manufacturing defects
6-Month Motor warranty against manufacturing defects

12-Month warranty against manufacturing defects


IoT Plug

Built into enclosure
IoT Power Strip sold separately which will automatically start/stop your chiller/pump and extraction system.

Not Included

Run Relay

Built into enclosure

Not Included

ATC Compatible

Yes, Our spindle systems are fully upgradable to an Automatic Tool Changer.  
Checkout our latest Youtube video where Daniel is installing our ATC onto his Shapeoko 5 Pro CNC machine.


Programming Locked Down

No, we believe thoroughly in openness and transparency.  It's your spindle system after purchase, you should have the ability to explore the features and expand functionality.  VFD manual available

Yes, This protects you from accidental changes to the configuration.

Relocatable VFD Keypad

Yes (variety of mounting options available and uses standard cat5 computer cable)
The ability to relocate your keypad allows you full control over your VFD and Spindle Motor.


Manual Override Switch (MOS)

Yes, Running your spindle in manual mode allows you to easily surface your wasteboard by jogging around.  MOS allows you to control your spindle the same way you would a palm router.


Relocatable MOS

Yes (requires special 2-wire cable)
This allows you to relocate the MOS alongside your VFD's Keypad.


Braking Resistor Port

Yes (plug-n-play braking resistor sold separately)
Braking resistors allow your spindle motor to slow to a stop faster which improves your workflow and lets you pump out more products faster.


Shielded Spindle Cable

Yes (shielding prevents EMI interference with your stepper wires)


Machine Compatibility

Any / All machines 
We work very hard to provide compatibility with any and all CNC machines on the market.  This allows you to easily switch machine brands and take your spindle kit with you.

Compatible with Shapeoko 5 Pro ONLY.

No-Leak Kool Connectors?

Yes available separately +80
We've partnered with Koolance to offer these unique motor mounted no-leak coolant connectors.  Allowing you to disconnect your coolant tubes for maintenance without making a big mess.


Testing and Break-in



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