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Z-axis Replacement on Cetac ASX 280, 560 Autosamplers

Issue

Z-axis is not moving correctly. For example, it is not going down all the way.

Environment

  • Cetac ASX-280
  • Cetac ASX-560

 

Resolution

Replace the Z-axis tubing (P/N BRE0004307) or drive assembly (P/N BRE0004428)

Here is a helpful video on how to replace the Z-axis drive assembly:

 

Cause

Sometimes the Z-axis tubing can become kinked. Once it becomes kinked it is oftentimes best to replace it.