How to Set-Up & Run the Hwacheon Fanuc Controller Powering On the Hwacheon Turn on the circuit breaker in the rear of the machine. Next release the Emergency Stop Turn the dial clockwise. Finally press the ON button Take the X & Z axis out of alignment Make sure the machine is in handle mode. Move the switch to the Z axis and using the jog handle move the tool head in the negative direction. Once the tailstock is avoided then switch to the X axis and move the tool head in the negative direction. Zero Retuning the Machine Once the X and Z axis are out of alignment put the machine in Zero Return mode and then hold the X-axis first til it stops then hold the Z-axis til it stops. Now push the check the Position button and all axis should read 0.0000 Send Program to Hwacheon Make sure the controller is in the Memory Mode Then to get to the program screen press the program button Send Program to Hwacheon Cont. Open Predator Editor on the Computer and change the baud rate to 4800. Turn the dial on the black box to letter D Send Program to Hwacheon Cont. After you press the program button you will come to this screen now press the I/O soft key Your next screen will be the program library in the bottom right corner you will see LSK this means the machine is ready to receive data. Now you can press Send to CNC on the computer. Chucking the Material To open or close the chuck use an allen wrench to loosen the two screws in each of the chuck teeth then set them equally spaced off the material. Now tighten the screws back and use the foot petal to open and close the chuck teeth on the material. Setting Tool and Wear Offsets Press the offset button to get to the offset screen. Press it once to get to tool offset screen and push the soft key to switch between the two. Wear offset screen * Wear offsets is for tool wear, tool offsets is for moving the tool off the work Tool Offset Screen Setting Tool Offsets/G54 Radius Offset Tip offset When setting G54 touch the tool off the diameter of the part then subtract that diameter from the contact point coordinates to get correct offset coordinates. Enter radius and tip offset on this screen as well. Changing Tools To put the tool in the tool head just slide it in the tool slot and tighten the two outer screws there is a taper to keep the tool tight. To remove the tool unscrew the two outer screws and screw in the middle screw then remove the tool. Changing Tools Cont. You must be in MDI mode and you can change the tool by pressing the turret button. Just make sure the at tool head is clear of the tailstock and the part otherwise you can damage the tool or the part. You can also enter M6 T? to change the tool in MDI mode. The mode and screen look like so. Run Program Once the program is in the machine and it is in memory mode you can push the cycle start button to start the program.
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