Haas Intuitive Programming System (IPS) has a feature called thread repair.
With thread repair feature of Haas Intuitive Programming System you can repair
- Outside Threads (OD Thread Repair)
- Inside Threads (ID Thread Repair)
Threading – OD Thread Repair
This mode is for repairing outside diameter threads using multiple passes.
Threading – ID Thread Repair
This mode is for repairing inside diameter threads using multiple passes.
OD Thread Repair with Haas Intuitive Programming System
To access thread repair feature navigate to the Thread tab and select OD Thread Repair.
You set the reference position by jogging the threading tool to the thread and pressing the X DIA MEAS key.
Once the reference is set, fill out the page with the information and follow the on-screen prompts.
Here is the explanation of the fields for OD thread repair page,
TPI – Enter the number of Threads per Inch (or Threads per Millimeter).
No Of Threads – Enter the number of threads from the tool to the end of the part.
Thread Length – Enter the length of the threaded portion of the part.
Depth of cut – Enter the amount of stock to be removed on each pass.
Spindle RPM – Enter the spindle RPM.
Taper – Enter a positive value for thread taper per ft.
X Offset – Enter a value only if minor adjustments are needed in the X axis.
Z Offset – Enter a value only if minor adjustments are needed in the Z axis.
Thread Dir – Enter ‘0’ for right hand threads or enter ‘1’ for left hand threads.
Chamfer – ‘0’ turns on chamfer at end of threads. ‘1’ turns off chamfer at end of threads.
Coolant – ‘ON’ turns on machine coolant. ‘OFF’ turns off machine coolant.
Download Intuitive Programming System Walk-Through For Lathes
The thread repair and other Intuitive Programming System operations are briefly explained in “Intuitive Programming System Walk-through for Lathes” which can be downloaded from Haas CNC website.
Download – Intuitive Programming System Walk-through for Lathes ( PDF file)