To verify the position and stability of a FaroArm, mount a dial indicator on the FaroArm as high as possible, but low enough so that the counterbalance or decelerator does not contact the indicator as the FaroArm moves around encoder 1 or the encoder at the base.
- Mount the FaroArm on the surface.
- Torque down the locking ring or all the hex bolts with the Allen key.
- Tighten down the probe with a wrench over finger tight.
- With the Faro Arm in it's rest position, mount the dial indicator so that it rests against the base of the arm.
- Reset the dial indicator so that it reads zero.
- Pull the arm off rest and move the arm around it's volume while reading the dial indicator.
- Move the indicator to a new location (i.e. 45 or 90 degrees).
The dial indicator should show no movement while the FaroArm is being moved around its volume.
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