Productivity Tools

Probing

Reduce Your Setup Time

No Machine Tool Should Be Without Probing


Reduce setup times without having to know G-code or macro programming. Monitor tool wear and tool breakage, and reduce scrap creation.

Get More Work Done


Setup reduction is critical to maximizing the productivity of any machine tool. With the probing solutions available from Haas, any machine can be set up in minutes, with just a few button pushes. Our industry-leading Wireless Intuitive Probing System (WIPS) sets the standard for integrated probing systems. Easy on-screen directions guide beginning users through the process. Experienced users have access to the full power and capabilities of custom probe routines.

Meet Your New Setup Machinist


The Haas Wireless Intuitive Probing System (WIPS) will revolutionize the way you run your machine. It will assist in every aspect of job setup and operation, and leave you wondering how you were able to create chips without it.

Need Proof?


Is it faster to set up tools manually or with a probe? We took that challenge head-on to show the power of Haas machines when paired with a probing system. The only question that remains is: What will you do with all of the time you save?

Get the Most Out of Your Haas Probe


Quickly Pick Up a Work Offset and an Angle
If you’ve ever struggled to indicate-in your part the old-fashioned way – and who hasn’t? – then this tip is for you!
Rotate Your Part with G68
Perfectly orient your part program in the machine – without indicating-in the vise or the part. In this Haas Tip of the Day, Mark demonstrates how to use the Wireless Intuitive Probing System (WIPS) and a simple G68 command to rotate your existing program to the correct angle automatically.
Automatic Tool Presetter How-To
Our easy-to-use, automatic tool presetter is a very efficient method for setting and checking tool offsets, as well as checking for tool wear! In this video, we demonstrate three useful operation modes available on Haas turning centers.
Automatic tool presetter with live tools
Properly setting up live tools on a turning center can be tricky. Mark guides you through the process with a step-by-step tutorial that will answer all your questions. If you have a Haas lathe with live tooling, or are considering getting one, this video is a must for you!
Probe Troubleshooting Part 1
If you’ve ever had problems with your probe, you need to watch this video! Mark discusses how to properly calibrate your probe, how to diagnose those confusing blinking lights, and offers some tips on batteries that you’ve probably never thought of!
Set Work Offsets in Seconds
Anyone who has run a machine knows how long it takes to set your work offsets. What if you could do it in a fraction of the time? It turns out you can, and it’s easier than you think!