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Technical  Q & A

Z-Axis losing position or not secure/vertical cuts are

Collet could be worn and needs to be cleaned and or replaced.

Check if collet is put on correctly, and is tight.

Run z-zero routine, then plunge below 0 and see if the bit moves up in collet.

Check that spindle is tightened to its extrusion, and square.

Make sure the lower wheels of YZ car are adjusted properly (there is a document on how to do this under maintenance on the website)

See this document

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