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Beauty, Brawn, and Brains: Wizard Z1 CMC

Problem with CS910

Brad Fout

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My cs910 has run great for 20 years. Suddenly, the wedges are not penetrating the wood mouldings completely, or partially.
Please advise
 

wpfay

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Is there any way to check to see if the driver is being impeded? Is the driver damaged?
If you have used the machine for 20 years and haven't had to replace the driver, consider yourself lucky.
Have you tried contacting Active Sales for tech support on the machine?
 

Brad Fout

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Is there any way to check to see if the driver is being impeded? Is the driver damaged?
If you have used the machine for 20 years and haven't had to replace the driver, consider yourself lucky.
Have you tried contacting Active Sales for tech support on the machine?
 

Brad Fout

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The driver is bot impeded. It seems to have lost the power to drive the wedge into the wood. Consequently the
driver pushes the block H past the plain of the of the table.
 

wpfay

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tedh

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What about either a kink in the line, or something pinching it?
 

neilframer

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Welcome to the Grumble...:thumbsup:

We have 2 CS299s which are kind of similar to the CS910.
I've replaced the driver twice in about 10 years and there is a grease that you should use on the driver and also in the head that the driver pushes the nail thru.
Sometimes you can also get some dried glue in the head that can create a problem and it has to be cleaned out and lubed.
We are very high volume so the machines get a lot of use.

Also, if the block is like the one in a CS299 and it's being pushed up, there is an Allen screw that when tightened should hold the block in place.
What can happen, and you can remove the block by loosening that Allen screw to see, is that there is an indentation on the front side of the block that when the Allen screw is tightened it holds it.
Sometimes that indentation starts to be ground away by the block moving up and down and the block then needs to be replaced or it will slide up when it shouldn't.
The block moving may be a symptom but not the actual cause of the problem.
 
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