Programming Notes

Classic Control - Lathe Operator's Manual

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Programmed moves should always position the tool centerline.

Tool paths should never cross the spindle centerline. If necessary re-orient the program so the cut does not go over the center of the part. Cuts that must cross spindle center can be accomplished with two parallel passes on either side of spindle center.

Cartesian to Polar conversion is a modal command. Refer to page 7 for more information on modal G-codes.

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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