Tailstock Setup (Live Image)

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Data values for tailstock parameters are stored in offsets in the Tailstock Setup screen.

note: Tailstock tab is only visible when the machine has a tailstock.

Tailstock Setup Screen

  1. Press MDI/DNC, then PROGRAM to enter IPS JOG mode.
  2. Use the right/left arrow keys to select the SETUP tab and press ENTER. Use the right/left arrow keys to select the TAILSTOCK tab and press ENTER to display the Tailstock Setup screen.

    LIVE CTR ANG, DIAMETER and LENGTH match Settings 220-222. X CLEARANCE matches Setting 93. Z CLEARANCE matches Setting 94. RETRACT DIST matches Setting 105. ADVANCE DIST matches Setting 106. TS HOLD POINT is a combination of TS POSITION and TS OFFSET and matches Setting 107.

  3. To change data, enter a value on the input line and press ENTER to add the entered value to the current value, or press F1 to overwrite the current value with the entered value.
  4. Highlight TS POSITION, press Z FACE MEASURE to take the value of the B axis and place it in TS POSITION. Highlight X CLEARANCE, press X DIAMETER MEASURE to take the value of the X Axis and place it in X CLEARANCE. Highlight Z CLEARANCE, press Z FACE MEASURE to take the value of the Z Axis and place it in Z CLEARANCE.
  5. Highlight X CLEARANCE and press ORIGIN to set the clearance to max travel. Highlight Z CLEARANCE and press ORIGIN to set clearance to zero.

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.