Not sure what you mean by a 'trap'.BrodieB":3v2vrjln said:Hi all,
Anyone have any experience with Axminster Craft range? Just starting out and their prices seem reasonable. Just wondering if it’s a novice trap from a good brand.
What you are referring to is a 'Duty cycle'. All machinery is designed to operate to a target duty cycle - this represents the continuous running time and the the required down time between running. Running machines generates heat and the duty cycle usually represents limits due t build up and then required dissipation of heat. Duty cycles should include maximum running length and minimum shut down time - machines also tend to use greater power and create more heat at start up, so you may also see numbers referring to time between starts.marcros":9a117iz5 said:What are you looking to buy?
I would be more hesitant about something that is in constant use for a hobby- lathe, scroll saw etc than for something that is used on and off like a table saw or handsaw.
There is another post which mentioned that the hobby intended usage was 2 hours per week. On something that you use for a hobby, that is half an evening per week. On a table saw it may be several evenings a week to clock up 2 hours if cutting.