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Computerized numerical control system for machine tools.
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7
Services Operating Area

7.1 Function

7.1
Function
7.2
Directory structure
7.2.1
NC active data
7.2.2 Directories
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Function
The "Services" Operating Area provides the following functions:
Read data in/out
Manage data
Series start-up
Error logging output
All files are organized in a directory structure.
Files in the NC memory are sorted according to keywords.
NC-active data can be displayed and selected in the "Data" menu.
They can be transferred, e.g. to a PC, via the RS-232 interface.
The following directories contain special files:
1. Clipboard:
Files and directories of any type may be created/stored in the
clipboard.
They can also be selected for processing here.
Files must be transferred for storage on an external computer by
means of a data transfer program such as PCIN.
2. Workpiece:
All files (tool programs, tool data) needed to machine a
workpiece can be stored in the "Workpieces" (.WPD)
directory.
Like a part program, a workpiece can be selected in the NC
for machining.
SINUMERIK 840D/810D Operator's Guide HMI Embedded (BEM) – 03.04 Edition
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 Siemens AG, 2004. All rights reserved

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