Next Generation Control (NGC) - Rotary - Enable and Disable

Applies to machines built from: 
July, 2015

Next Generation Control - Rotary - Introduction

These procedures tell you how to enable, disable, and clear a rotary unit on a machine with the Next Generation Control:
  • Next Generation Control - Rotary - Enable: Do this procedure after you install a rotary unit. This procedure tells you how to tell the control what rotary unit you installed..
  • Next Generation Control - Rotary - Disable: Do this procedure to temporarily disable the rotary axis while you keep the rotary axis configured.
  • Next Generation Control - Rotary - Clear: Do this procedure when you remove a rotary unit from the machine and you must install a different rotary unit.

Next Generation Control - Rotary - Enable

Do this procedure after you install a rotary unit. This procedure tells you how to tell the control what rotary unit you installed. Do this procedure on a machine that has the Next Generation Control. This rotary selection tool replaces Setting 30 and 78.

Step 1

Push POWER ON.
Push SETTING.

Push the RIGHT CURSOR arrow to select the Rotary tab [1].

Push the DOWN CURSOR arrow to see the rotary models [2].

Step 2

Push the DOWN CURSOR arrow to select the Fourth Axis rotary unit that is installed [1].

Push ENTER to Set Axis [2].

note: This screen shows the TR310-P4-TLT rotary.

Step 3

The Select Table Orientation [1] screen shows.
Push A, B, or C to select the Axis Configuration [2].

Push F4 to change the physical connection [3].

For this example the Axis Configuration is Axis A [2] and the Physical Connection is the 4th axis [3].
note: To use the Tool Center Point Control (TCPC, G234) or Dynamic Work Offset (DWO, G254), make sure the position of the rotary unit is the same as the illustration on the display.
Push ENTER [4].

Step 4

This example sets the TR310-P4-TLT to the A Axis [1].
note: The rotary changes do not go into effect until you push F3 (Apply Rotary) [4]. Go to Step 6 if you are ready to push F3 (Apply Rotary).
Push the CURSOR arrow to select the Fifth Axis rotary unit that is installed [2].

Push ENTER to Set Axis [3].

note: This screen shows the TR310-P4-ROT rotary.

Step 5

The Select Table Orientation [1] screen shows.
Push A, B, or C to select the Axis Configuration [2].

Push F4 to change the physical connection [3].

For this example the Axis Configuration is Axis C [2] and the Physical Connection is the 5th axis [3].
note: To use the TCPC or DWO, make sure the position of the rotary unit is the same as the illustration on the display.
Push ENTER [4].

Step 6

This example sets the TR310-P4-TLT to the A Axis and sets the TR310-P4-ROT to the C Axis [1].

Push EMERGENCY STOP.
Push F3 to Apply Rotary [2].
Go to the next step to use TCPC or DWO. If you do not use TCPC or DWO, do these steps to complete this procedure:
  • Push POWER OFF.
  • Push POWER ON.

The A and C Axes show in the display under Position [3].

Step 7

Do these steps to use TCPC or DWO:
Push F4 to Enable TCPC/DWO [3].
Confirm TCPC/DWO Configuration [1] shows in the display.

Make sure the position of the rotary unit is the same as the illustration in the display.

Push ENTER [2] to confirm.

TCPC/DWO Disabled changes to TCPC/DWO Enabled [4].

Push F3 to Apply Rotary.

Push POWER OFF.

Push POWER ON.

Next Generation Control - Rotary - Disable

This procedure tells you how to disable a rotary axis. When you disable a rotary axis, you can prevent it from moving but keep it configured.

Step 1

A rotary axis is enabled when it has a mark [3] to the left of the rotary axis. The rotary axis shows in the Position [4] screen when it is enabled.
Push the CURSOR arrows to select the rotary axis [1] to disable.

Push ENTER.

The mark for the rotary axis goes away [5].

The axis goes away from the Position screen [6].

Do this step again for the other rotary axis [2] if necessary.

Next Generation Control - Rotary - Clear

This procedure tells you how to clear a rotary axis configuration from the Current Rotary Selection. Do this procedure when you remove a rotary unit from the machine and you must install a different rotary unit.

Step 1

Push EMERGENCY STOP.
Push ORIGIN to clear the rotaries.
The Clear Rotary Configuration [1] display shows.
Push ENTER [2].

Push POWER OFF.

Push POWER ON.

The rotary configurations are cleared from the rotary selection.

Be aware: Many service and repair procedures should be done only by authorized personnel. The service technicians at your Haas Factory Outlet (HFO) have the training, experience, and are certified to do these tasks safely and correctly. You should not do machine repair or service procedures unless you are qualified and knowledgeable about the processes.

Danger: Some service procedures can be dangerous or life-threatening. DO NOT attempt a procedure that you do not completely understand. Contact your Haas Factory Outlet (HFO) and schedule a service technician visit if you have any doubts about doing a procedure.

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