Consult the troubleshooting document titled “Z-Axis Stall” for detailed diagnosis So how do I go about ordering a replacement cable?. I just received $ worth of spare parts for my Summer Sign Season. . The very first run I did upon recieving it, you guessed it z axis stall. During this carve I received one “Z Axis stall” error message. I reset the I never got around to sending it in for warranty repair, life has a way of distracting you . ?vendor=ringneckblues.

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Over time, the flat mating surfaces on the QC and the bit holders wear. The Flex Shaft does a good job and lets smaller servo motors be used. Most often x-axis is the bit taking a dive into the board.

That left me with the 12mm wrench option I looked everywhere except the bicycle shop, thanks for that tip!!! Also sorry I can offer no help.

E06 – Z-Axis Stall

There are three calibration settings that can be changed carvewight the user: If noises are heard coming from the assembly you may loosen it again and test the travel without the bearing tight. Dudbuster, Great update on the root cause! I have over and carving hours on machine 1 and 2 so like a car, things do wear out.

Remove the adjustable roller bearings: My machine did the same thing as your story. Enter the new value in decimal or fractional form.

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Read the Text Version. Prepare the new Z-truck: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Did this happen with the Rock Chuck installed? This is a servo not a stepper system with encoders. The QC must be heated to loosen the Locktite and takes time. Has anyone else had a problem like this? Experience has taught me that the solder pads can crack due to vibration where the copper lead exits the pad.


I have a complete machine shop as well as wood. The flexshaft will pop out of the detent. It was returned to Houston and came back with some epoxy on it where one of the wires had broken off.

It changes out the thinner 16 pin flat cable with a 14 pin cable with thicker wires. They need to stay in business. I like the changes. Have wrench, will trade. Preload the bearings against the vertical rails: My web page has my Phone Number too.

I had some alignment difficulties and a good 5 min cleaning solved it. Z Axis stall nightmares on Sat Jul 25, The very first run I did upon recieving it, you guessed it z axis stall while I was on the phone with tech support.

Do this for both rollers but do not fully tighten the screws. If for some reason you have to disconnect this cable to entirely remove the head cover, you will need to locate and disconnect the two bullet connectors at the back of the AC motor. I have been on the net, but suprisingly, haven’t found a source for a replacement.

Everything else has been OK with the machine, up to now CarveWright service replace y-truck Published by Guset User I figured “What the hell? In my case the glass is half full. Sorry to hear you ran into a stone wall asking for HELP This routing is important to remember when re-assembling the cover. Use a magnetic tipped screwdriver if possible to avoid dropping the screws into the machine. New numbers can be entered with decimal or fractional values.


This is the edge that the board tracking sensor roller will be running on and measuring. Repeat steps a-d for second bearing. Replace the head cover. Many people make a first post on the forum saying that the head is cranked all the way up and now it just clicks and won’t go down Pull up firmly on the flexshaft support tube and twist slightly while bracing the Z-truck. Consolidated Error Codes Description of Issue A Z-axis stall is caused when the difference between the commanded distance becomes much more than the actual distance over the allotted time interval.

I hope this doesn’t sound like a rant of an angry man, because I’m past that. The only failure of the flex drive was when I kinked it last summer when it sat in the hot sun and the rubber was warm and I rough handled it in a hurry and kinked the metal spring inside the rubber housing.

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Here is what happened: View in Fullscreen Report. Using the wrench to hold the stud in place hand tighten the screw with the screwdriver do not tighten all the way yet. Remove the right side panel assembly: When they sent me another truck and another truck, they all came with a new thin a-axis.