Z Travel limits changing

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    I'm currently running a B&S Status 09.12.08 with PC-DMIS 2018 R1
    When I initially start my machine in the mornings I don't have full travel of my Z axis, about 3 inches short. I shut it down and start it back up and that usually fixes the issue. I am wondering what could be the root cause?

    Thank you.

  • #2
    Dirty scale?

    Last edited by KIRBSTER269; 08-18-2020, 02:15 PM.
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    • KennethNganga
      KennethNganga commented
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      Haha nice visual.
      I cleaned the scales along with the ways and that fixed the issue. A clean CMM is a happy CMM.

    • KIRBSTER269
      KIRBSTER269 commented
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      Glad to Help

  • #3
    [QUOTE=KIRBSTER269;n475784]Dirty scale?

    +1 probably dirty scale. Be really careful cleaning the scales. If you scratch them they might need to be replaced(Its very expensive), make sure to use a lint free cloth.


    • KennethNganga
      KennethNganga commented
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      Cleaned the scales along with the ways and that fixed the issue. Thank you.

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