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Contour Elements General - Siemens SINUMERIK 840D Operator's Manual

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Program Operating Area
6.5 Free contour programming

6.5.5 Contour elements general

Contour chain
Symbolic representation
Color of symbols
.
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Function
The elements of the contour are displayed symbolically in the
sequence in which they were programmed in a contour chain next to
the graphic window.
Contour
Abbrevia-
element
tion
Start point
SP
Straight line to
the left
SL
Right
SR
Left/right
SLR
Top
SU
Bottom
SD
Above/below
SUD
Straight line in
SA
any direction
Arc to the
left
CL
Right
CR
Contour
END
termination
The different color of the symbols indicates their status:
Foreground
Background
-
White
Black
White
SINUMERIK 840D/810D Operator's Guide HMI Embedded (BEM) – 03.04 Edition
Symbol
Meaning
Start point of contour
Straight lines in
90° grid
Straight lines in
90° grid
Straight lines in
90° grid
Straight lines in
90° grid
Straight lines in
90° grid
Straight lines in
90° grid
Straight line with any
pitch
Circle
Circle
END
End of contour
Meaning
Black
Cursor on new element
Black
Cursor on current element
White
Normal (undefined) element
Black
Element currently detached
(residual model)
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