Current Commands

Next Generation Control Mill Operator's Manual

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This section describes the Current Commands pages and the types of data they show. The information from most of these pages also appears in other modes.

Press CURRENT COMMANDS to access the tabbed menu of available Current Commands displays.

Timers Display - This page shows:

  • The current date and time.
  • The total power on time.
  • Total cycle start time.
  • Total feed time.
  • M30 counters. Each time the a program reaches an M30 command, both of these counters increment by one.
  • Macro variable displays.

You also see these timers and counters in the lower-right section of the display in the OPERATION:MEM, SETUP:ZERO, and EDIT:MDI modes.

Macros Display -This page shows a list of the macro variables and their values. The control updates these variables as programs run. You can modify the variables in this display; refer to the Variable Display Page in Options Programming.

Active Codes - This page lists the active program codes. A smaller version of this display is included on the OPERATION:MEM and EDIT:MDI mode screens. Also when you press PROGRAM in any Operation mode, you see the active program codes.

Advanced Tool Management - This page contains information the control uses to predict tool life. Here is where you create and manage tool groups, and where you enter the maximum tool load percentage expected for each tool.

For more information, refer to the Advanced Tool Management section in the Operation chapter of this manual.

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.