Mill - Remote Jog Handle (RJH) - Tool Offsets

This document tells you how to set and check tool offsets. Stay clear of the spindle when changing tools.

Step 1

Put a workpiece in the vise. Tighten the vise.

Load a tool in the spindle.


Use the RIGHT arrow key to select the .1 jog increment [1].

Press TOOL [2].

Use the pulse wheel to change the tool offset [3]. This example uses tool 1.

Press ENTER. The machine changes the tool.

Use the axis selection thumb knob to select between the X and Y Axes.

Jog the tool to the center of the workpiece.

Use the axis selection thumb knob to select the Z Axis.

Jog the Z Axis 0.200" (5 mm) above the part.

Use the LEFT arrow key to select the .0001 jog increment [4].

Step 2

Put a sheet of paper between the tool and the workpiece. Carefully move the tool down to the top of the part. Stop when you are as close as possible to the workpiece, but you can still move the paper.

Press SET Z on the RJH.

Repeat the tool offset process for each tool.

caution: The spindle moves quickly when you select the next tool.

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.