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Fanuc 3015 160i control - Return to Reference

Fanuc 3015 160i control - Return to Reference

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I need to manually return my B-axis to home position after the batteries died. Is there any parameter that holds that physical value anywhere on this machine? If i can find that, then i can manually return it to the reference point.

RE: Fanuc 3015 160i control - Return to Reference

parameter 1815 stores x,y,z,b axis origins.

RE: Fanuc 3015 160i control - Return to Reference

(OP)
There is no value for the B-axis. I believe i have found the solution to that problem. I think it is param 1860 - to control your B-axis.

Now when i turn the APZ param to 1 it doesn't change. I now receive Alarm 309- which is reference return impossible

Now i am lost!!

RE: Fanuc 3015 160i control - Return to Reference

If you have a 160i control and not an NT, you should be able to push +B and switch enable to get the B to reference.

If that doesn't work, it is okay to move be all the way up untill you get to over travel B+. Once you get that alarm, move back down "-" 0.05" to 0.1".

At this point, change both APC and APZ for the B axis to 1.

RE: Fanuc 3015 160i control - Return to Reference

(OP)
Nailed it Laserninja. Got her fixed. After I had called my Amada rep for a parameter number he told me, "Don't touch anything otherwise your machine won't run right afterwards. We will stop out tomorrow and have it fixed." HA HA this guy is looking for $1,000 to press two buttons. What a thief!!! Thank you all for the help!! It is much appreciated.

RE: Fanuc 3015 160i control - Return to Reference

Very welcome. Please do a focus test just to make sure. It could have changed. The reference position may not be exactly the same as it was two weeks ago and that throws off your focal base point.

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