HFO Pittsburgh Training and Education

Every new Haas machine comes with the option to purchase 3-day Haas Mill Control Training or 3-day Haas Lathe Control Training for 2 employees at a discounted rate. The training is an introductory class for basic operation and programming of Haas equipment.

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HFO Pittsburgh provides operator and programming training throughout the year. For more information about upcoming training opportunities, contact Applications Department at HFO Pittsburgh (724) 778-3220 x 16610 or (724) 778-3220 x 16609.

The course is three days long with 1.5 days covering operations and 1.5 days covering programming. Class is limited to two people per company and has a maximum capacity of six students.

The first day of class will consist of using a HAAS Simulator and a demonstration on a HAAS Lathe or Mill (covering basic control machine operation). The second and third days will cover manual programming of the HAAS Control and also the use of the HAAS VPS Templates for programming (VPS = Visual Part Programming System).

The 3 day Lathe or Mill operator and programming training can also be purchased at a cost of $995.00 per seat. Registration is required.

For more information about upcoming training opportunities, contact Applications Department at HFO Pittsburgh (724) 778-3220 x 16610 or (724) 778-3220 x 16609.

All training classes are held at:

HFO Pittsburgh
549 Keystone Drive
Warrendale, PA 15086

Training Time: 8:30am to 3:00pm

Custom Training in Pittsburgh

Along with our regular one and two-day Haas operations and programming classes offered at our various HFO Training locations, we offer custom training that can be delivered at your facility or at either of our training locations. These training solutions can be designed to meet your specific training requirements.

To request additional information, contact us by filling out the Custom Training Request Form on this page. Your request will be reviewed promptly by a training representative, who can work with you to develop cost and time estimates for your training solution.

Customer Maintenance Training in Pittsburgh

Along with our Haas operations and programming classes offered at our office in Warrendale, PA we offer customer maintenance training. The customer maintenance training course is a three-day course designed as a basic introduction to Haas maintenance & repair. 

The cost of the course is $995 per person or $2995 per group (4) from the same company . Classes are scheduled in groups of 4 participants.   

Classes will be offered quarterly or as interest dictates. Lunch is provided with registration.

For more information about upcoming training opportunities, contact the Service Department at HFO Pittsburgh (724) 778-3220.

  • Haas DIY site overview
  • Diversity of Haas products
  • Electrical System
    • Identification & Location of major components
  • Mechanical Components
    • Gearbox
    • Tool Release Piston
    • Spindle & Drawbar
    • Umbrella & Side-Mount Tool Changer
    • Lathe Turret, Actuator and HPU
    • Lubrication Systems
  • Troubleshooting
    • Correct terminology
    • Tools and Equipment
    • Detective work
    • Diagnostics
    • Environmental effects on machine tools
    • Machine issues vs. Applications
  • Hands-On Procedures
    • Machine Level & Spindle Sweep
    • Axis Grid Offsets
    • Checking drawbar clamp force
    • Drawbar push-out & tool release switches
    • Tool change height adjustment
  • Preventative Maintenance

Local HTEC Network

Click here to find and learn about all the Haas Technical Education Centers in your area.

National Center for Defense
Manufacturing and Machining

1600 Technology Way
Latrobe, PA 15650
Amy Good

Penn State University

207 Leonard Building
University Park, PA 16802
Mike Immel 

Pennsylvania College of Technology

One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701
Rick Hendricks