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troubleshoot_z_axis [2016/09/07 15:26]
asiadmin ↷ Page moved from documentation:troubleshoot_z_axis to troubleshoot_z_axis
troubleshoot_z_axis [2016/10/03 05:17] (current)
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 • The drive chattering as it hunts to obtain the correct position \\ • The drive chattering as it hunts to obtain the correct position \\
  
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 gears on the motor drive should be checked to insure that the drive shaft of the motor (a), clutch (b), and the drive gear (c) are not slipping. To do this hold onto the fine focus knob of the microscope while the drive is engaged & turn the command encoder to cause the drive to move; refer to the photos below to insure that the shafts turn with the gears. If the gear stands still while the shaft turns slippage is occurring & the setscrew on the gear will need to be tightened. gears on the motor drive should be checked to insure that the drive shaft of the motor (a), clutch (b), and the drive gear (c) are not slipping. To do this hold onto the fine focus knob of the microscope while the drive is engaged & turn the command encoder to cause the drive to move; refer to the photos below to insure that the shafts turn with the gears. If the gear stands still while the shaft turns slippage is occurring & the setscrew on the gear will need to be tightened.
  
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 Check to make certain that the motor shaft (a2) turns with gear (a1), if slippage is occurring use a 0.05 Check to make certain that the motor shaft (a2) turns with gear (a1), if slippage is occurring use a 0.05
 inch Allen wrench to tighten set screw (a3) inch Allen wrench to tighten set screw (a3)
  
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 Check to make certain that the clutch shaft (b2) turns with gear (b1), if slippage is occurring use a 0.05 Check to make certain that the clutch shaft (b2) turns with gear (b1), if slippage is occurring use a 0.05
 inch Allen wrench to tighten set screw (b3) inch Allen wrench to tighten set screw (b3)
  
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