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Creating Duplo/replacement Tools - Siemens SINUMERIK 840D Operator's Manual

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5.4 ShopMill tool management

5.4.6 Creating duplo/replacement tools

New tool
5.4.7 Manual tools
Machine manufacturer
The duplo/replacement tool is a tool that can be used for the same
machining operations as a tool that already exists (e.g. for use after a
tool breakage).
When you create a replacement tool, you must use the same name as
is used for a comparable tool.
Operating sequence
Create the replacement tool as a new tool. See Subsection "Create
new tool"
Assign the same name as the original tool to the replacement tool.
Confirm the name with the "input" key and the duplo number of the
replacement tool is automatically incremented by 1.
The sequence for inserting a replacement tool is determined by the
duplo number DP.
The "Manual tool" function must be set up by the machine
Manual tools are tools which are required during machining, but are
only available in the tool list but not in the tool-holding magazine.
These tools must be attached/detached manually to/from the spindle.
Please note information supplied by machine tool manufacturer!
SINUMERIK 840D/810D Operator's Guide HMI Embedded (BEM) – 03.04 Edition
 Siemens AG, 2004. All rights reserved


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