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RDS-CAA Qualification and Programming Primer. 2 of 36RDS-CAA Primer The MasterProbe will have to be of type RDS-CAA in order to proceed with RDS-CAA qualification.

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1 RDS-CAA Qualification and Programming Primer

2 2 of 36RDS-CAA Primer The MasterProbe will have to be of type RDS-CAA in order to proceed with RDS-CAA qualification

3 3 of 36RDS-CAA Primer If MasterProbe is not already of type RDS-CAA, drop down the “Mode” menu, choose “CFS qualification,” and proceed with locating Reference Sphere Position

4 4 of 36RDS-CAA Primer If MasterProbe is already of type RDS-CAA, select “Ref. Sphere position” and follow prompts. NOTE: If not already in A=08, B=08, be sure to drive the RDS clear of all obstacles.

5 5 of 36RDS-CAA Primer When qualifying RDS-CAA, it is recommended that the Reference Sphere is oriented vertically. Unscrew the reference sphere from rotating plate, loosen rotating plate and rotate and reattach the reference sphere to the top threaded hole.

6 6 of 36RDS-CAA Primer Be sure that the “Tilt” is set correctly. If the Reference Sphere is oriented vertically, “Tilt” should be set to 180. It matters not what Rotation angle is set. Take the first point in the direction of the stylus, as always.

7 7 of 36RDS-CAA Primer After setting the Reference Sphere position, it is necessary to set the Fitting Position of the MasterProbe. In this process, the MasterProbe will automatically find the Reference Sphere position in all 12 orientations.

8 8 of 36RDS-CAA Primer The progress of the Fitting Position is posted in the window. Status will indicate an OK status unless there has been a collision. Check that the Standard Deviation for MasterProbe is acceptable.

9 9 of 36RDS-CAA Primer To create a new stylus system, attach the stylus system, select “Pick Up Stylus System.”

10 10 of 36RDS-CAA Primer Choose “New”

11 11 of 36RDS-CAA Primer Check the Probe type (RST, XXT TL3) NOTE: XXT types TL1 and TL2 are not compatible with RDS-CAA qualification.

12 12 of 36RDS-CAA Primer Enter the NAME and STYLUS NAME “1”. Check box for RDS-CAA For qualification of individual positions, the box must remain unchecked. This is the only place where qualification type (normal or RDS-CAA) may be set

13 13 of 36RDS-CAA Primer Select “Qualify stylus.” NOTE: If not already in A=08, B=08, be sure to drive the RDS clear of all obstacles. Take point in the direction of stylus shaft. Qualification of all 12 positions will be automatic.

14 14 of 36RDS-CAA Primer Progress of qualification will be posted in the window.

15 15 of 36RDS-CAA Primer To add a new stylus, select the “Add New Stylus” button Enter Name “2.”

16 16 of 36RDS-CAA Primer Select “Qualify Stylus,” Choose “Full Qualification.”

17 17 of 36RDS-CAA Primer In the window, select each position, choosing “Show” for each. Be sure head is free for rotation.

18 18 of 36RDS-CAA Primer If any position is not able to be qualified, choose “Alternative.” Click “Show” for the new angle.

19 19 of 36RDS-CAA Primer Once all positions have been proofed for collisions, Click OK.

20 20 of 36RDS-CAA Primer Progress will be posted in the window.

21 21 of 36RDS-CAA Primer Once the Stylus System has been qualified with RDS-CAA, it may be used in measurement programs.

22 22 of 36RDS-CAA Primer Create the measurement program as usual.

23 23 of 36RDS-CAA Primer In The Features Settings Editor, navigate to Stylus System.

24 24 of 36RDS-CAA Primer If not already assigned, select features and “Set to” the desired Stylus system.

25 25 of 36RDS-CAA Primer If not already assigned, select features and “Set To” desired Stylus (“1” or “2”).

26 26 of 36RDS-CAA Primer In the new menu, “RDS Angles” it is possible to set the angle for each feature, however this method is rather tedious and fraught with errors.

27 27 of 36RDS-CAA Primer Instead, go to the Stylus Rotation window.

28 28 of 36RDS-CAA Primer A CAD representation of the head, probe, and stylus appears. The current position is listed under “New Angle Position” A=08, B=08 indicates a “down” position.

29 29 of 36RDS-CAA Primer Angle Cheat Sheet A=-90 8, B=90 8 indicates a “back” orientation A=0 8, B=90 8 indicates a “right” orientation A=-90 8, B=-90 8 indicates a “front” orientation A=0 8, B= indicates a “left” orientation

30 30 of 36RDS-CAA Primer Alternatively, the angle can be set by the orientation of a feature. Select the feature and select “To Feature.”

31 31 of 36RDS-CAA Primer If the preview of the angle of the stylus is incorrect, select “Invert Position.”

32 32 of 36RDS-CAA Primer Once satisfied with the angle, accept the angle.

33 33 of 36RDS-CAA Primer To apply current angle to features, select the appropriate features and select “Apply Angle.”

34 34 of 36RDS-CAA Primer Changes should be reflected in the Features Settings Editor.

35 35 of 36RDS-CAA Primer Select orientation and apply for remaining features.

36 36 of 36RDS-CAA Primer Changes should be verified in Features Settings Editor.


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