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|Start-Up & Manual Mode
Basic Programming Procedures & Facing
OD Turning & ID Boring
Manual Operation, "On-The-Fly" Conversational Programming,
or Full CNC
G-Code Remote Programming.|
Remember These Controls
WRITE/ENTER: Use for selecting modes.
CANCEL: The Escape or Back Button.
CURSER Arrows: Move between modes, set tool positions, and select cuts.
Start-Up & Manual Mode
1. Flip "ON" the electric box located on the wall behind the lathe.
2. Flip "ON" the main lathe power switch located on the Back-Left corner of the lathe.
3. Push the Green "POWER-ON" button located on the Control Panel.
4. Hit the Orange "RESET" button to get rid of the alarm.
5. Push the Tailstock
all the way to the Right.|
6. Hit "Power Up Restart". The Carriage moves to "Zero" next to Tailstock.
7. When the Carriage has stopped moving the Carriage will be at the back of the bed, next to the Tailstock.
8. Hit the "CANCEL" button.
A "MESSAGES" Screen will come up.
*9. Hit the "CANCEL" button a second time. This should bring you to the "SYSTEM" page.
10. Use the Left "Curser" arrow and tab to "MANUAL MODE".
11. Select "MANUAL MODE" by pressing
the "WRITE/ENTER" button.
12. "CANCEL" will back you out of a mode.... For now press "Write/Enter" to stay in "MANUAL MODE".
Holding down the "Shift" and "X" or "Z" button will allow you to
jog the carriage wheels by hand.
14. Once the hand-wheels move freely, setup your tools for whatever operation you want to perform... just as you would on a fully manual lathe.
15. Using the Numbered Keypad type your RPM into the
Lower Left corner of the screen. Read the instructions on
16. Make sure your setup looks good. Stand away from the hand-wheels. The knobs move around pretty quick and could nail "something".
17. The "Dead-Stop" button must be held down during every
operation on the HAAS TL-1.
It hangs on the side of the Control Panel.
18. Holding down the "Dead-Man" button, push "FWD" to start spindle. Stop the spindle by pushing "Stop" or releasing "Dead-Man" button.
19. In this case a drill is being used with the Tailstock. All operations with the Tailstock must be performed in "MANUAL MODE".
You can exit the "MANUAL MODE" by pushing "CANCEL"... then tab
to whatever mode you want.
21. To shut-down the lathe: Push the Red "POWER OFF" button. Then turn off the "ON/OFF" switches on the back of the lathe and on the wall.