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    Update, sorry for the delay. In mid March service...

    Update, sorry for the delay. In mid March service called.

    After about 3 hours of service. The tech went and combed the tool changer. Went into the settings, spindle and valves. With that being...
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    Yes been using air dyer and climate controlled...

    Yes been using air dyer and climate controlled shop. Air lines are checked weekly. Suspect little grim on the sensor on the drawbar but not able to get into it yet. Hope that it does not need...
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    Valve on the side is working fine, no vaper...

    Valve on the side is working fine, no vaper lock,visual tool changer switches are clear (in/out), air pressure is ok too as well.

    Cover will come off in the next few days when it irritates me...
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    http://www.archetypeparagon.com/Vf1/toolchanger2.m...

    http://www.archetypeparagon.com/Vf1/toolchanger2.mp4 working tool change with delay.
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    Tool changer hangs up on startup is the error....

    Tool changer hangs up on startup is the error. I've looked at the limit switches on the tool changer. They are clear, seems to be stuck on tool release once it slides into place.
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    Haas VF1 20 tool changer problem

    As I seen in the forum this might be an easy fix somewhere but this is frustrating.

    This is a 2014 Vf1 8100 rpm 20 umbrella tool changer. Until recently changes tools fine. History of the machine...
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    An actual good response to all this from haas...

    An actual good response to all this from haas service call.

    When you have a corrupted program one with a "!" in front there are a few reasons for this.
    1. Too much memory used
    2. Too many...
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    with loading the backups, 9000s and one test...

    with loading the backups, 9000s and one test program I do think the following error codes are in order of creation:

    408 number range error
    265 macro variable file crc error
    202 setting crc error...
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    Haas VF1 Marco will not load or read

    I have VF1 2014 Haas that today had a error on a program in the hard drive.

    Error code 251 which is prg data structure error followed by
    Error code 197, Misc software error
    Error Code 212,...
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    Update, upon seasoned small shop owner inspection...

    Update, upon seasoned small shop owner inspection as well as mine. The following was worked on:

    Mechanics Stethoscope to pin point exactly where the sound came from. From myself and seasoned...
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    Update this is a very basic VF1 20 station tools,...

    Update this is a very basic VF1 20 station tools, no TSC. On spindle cover removal mechanics stethoscope puts the sound up on top of the motor, with vibration on the cog wheel cover (encoder bracket...
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    Updated question, what is TSC

    Updated question, what is TSC
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    I have double checked links, I use a google...

    I have double checked links, I use a google chrome and firefox all windows based. It maybe my webserver used is limited by bandwidth. I only have a limited website just for the name of the company...
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    I'll be looking at it today, with a newer video...

    I'll be looking at it today, with a newer video 50 seconds the sound range is there.

    http://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.archetypeparagon.com%2F ...
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    I have done a lot of reading or should I say...

    I have done a lot of reading or should I say wondering the web. It seems this site is the best for do it yourself.

    DIY - Haas Customer Resource Center | Customer Resource Center

    Or more so I...
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    I did record a mp4 and uploaded it to a url. Here...

    I did record a mp4 and uploaded it to a url. Here the sound did not really translate to the video. However you can hear the pitch change from 8k down to 3.5k and up again.

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    That mechanics stethoscope is a great idea. You'd...

    That mechanics stethoscope is a great idea. You'd think that would be a standard to check with. After years of old time car working.. I'll be picking one up later today. Once that is done I'll take...
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    Lets see if I can clarify history. ...

    Lets see if I can clarify history.

    Productivity has replaced the spindle about 6 months ago. This was due to a crash which cases bearings in the spindle to break. An estimate 6 months later...
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    Update: With current cleaning under the hood... I...

    Update: With current cleaning under the hood... I may need to find a schematic of the motor and spindle. It just seems to be too odd it is a spindle issue. I just did a lower rpm job and there is no...
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    Spindle Harmonics Haas Vf1

    I have a slight problem.
    Machine is a 2014 Vf1 8k spindle. Now the spindle was replaced due to slight error of z setting on a tool. With that being said within 9 months certain harmonic sound was...
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    From Fadal or Haas pretty much every machine....

    From Fadal or Haas pretty much every machine. Coolant mist happens and spindle lock happens as well. Keep in mind most of todays machines are enclosed. So the mist is a factor. Longer running...
  22. Thread: VF1 Z Crash

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    So far so good, not a real good way to check back...

    So far so good, not a real good way to check back lash on the Z but other then a poor sound I think it's going to last. Finish is holding along with locations. I give it 4 to 6 months. 3 months...
  23. Thread: VF1 Z Crash

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    I did have Productivity come out and look at it....

    I did have Productivity come out and look at it. Same tech fellow who installed the new spindle. The hit the head took was enough to cause damage to the spindle. The bearing replacement is a pack...
  24. Thread: VF1 Z Crash

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    VF1 Z Crash

    As per everyone's horror as a small shop the crash that stops and work gets delayed. I'm asking for some ideas here on z axis.

    The rundown:

    Z crashed in rapid without a tool in spindle while...
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    Haas program offset with probe zero

    Here is a question.

    I would like to probe for x on lets say G120. Easy to do added to program. I would like to take that G120 X 0.0 move the X slightly to a position. There would like to zero out...
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