Checking the head pressure

Every CarveWright machine should have its headpressure checked regularly. Especially after any shipping. With an inexpensive bathroom scale, this important maintenance step can be performed in minutes.   Head Pressure: Sand Paper – 70 to 80 lbs Heavy Duty – 80 to 90 lbs (Needs to be high end for rotary jig.) The weather can […]

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Stuck Compression Roller Message

Description of Issue During operation machine can report that one of the two sprung loaded compression rollers is stuck.  This occurs when the sensors that monitor the compressed/released state of the roller is reporting an unexpected state.  See a detailed description of this mechanism in the Troubleshooting section of the CarveWright Operator’s manual. Possible Causes […]

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Possible Board Removal Message

Description of Issue The “Possible Board Removal” message occurs when the head is cranked up unexpectedly.  Both compression roller switches would have to be showing released during the project which the machine interprets as no board being present. Possible Causes Possible causes are: the head is cranked up in the middle of the project, here […]

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Please Load Board Message

Description of Issue The “Please Load Board” message comes up when the machine begins to measure the board and senses that there is not a board in the machine.  It checks that both compression roller sensors are reading compressed to verify that a board is loaded into the machine. Possible Causes Causes include: no board […]

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Aligning The Corner Posts

Maintenance video describing the steps for aligning the corner posts. DOWNLOADABLE PDF INSTRUCTIONS Checking and Adjusting the Head Pressure (Overall head pressure doc that does not include the leveling but does include the guide rods) Leveling the Head (head leveling only) Adjust Vertical Rods (Adjusting the vertical guide rods only)  

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Please Clear Board Sensor Message

Description of Issue This error appears when the sensor used to find the edges of the workpiece is not seeing reading within its operational limits.  The sensor system consists of an infrared LED and an infrared detector.  The board sensor works by reflecting infrared light off of the board and reading the intensity of the […]

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