4-7 Alignment of Head:
In case of precision work where it is necessary to have head perfectly square with
the table, please use method described below.
To set head square to table, see
figure 13 for 3VS, 3VK, and 3VKH & figure 14 for 5VK and 6VK.
This must be done with Ram A dapter on Ram by adjusting Ram A dapter through
vertical adjusting worm shaft. Loosen four locknuts , but leave some drag for fine
To square head to table in the longitudinal axis, moun t indicator as
shown in Figure .
Figure 13. Head alignment Y & X axes
WHEN SETTING HEAD ALIGNMENT, AS IN FIGURES,
IT SHOULD BE NOTED T HAT THE TABLE IS
DESIGNED TO BE SLIGH TLY HIGHER IN FRONT,
USUALLY ABOUT .0005"
For model 5VK & 6VK, to set head square with table, loosen four locknuts, moun t
indicator as show in figure 14.
Figure 14. Head alignment for 5VK & 6VK
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