Create new contour
Contour transition elements
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SINUMERIK 840D/810D Operator's Guide ManualTurn (BAM) – 08.02 Edition
Sequence of operations
Activate the CONTOUR machining mode.
Activate the "New contour" soft key to create a new contour.
Enter a name for the new contour and confirm.
The input screenform for the starting point of the contour is overlaid.
Enter the start coordinates of the contour under X and Z.
You can enter the feed for all transitions (chamfers/roundings) under
FRCM. If no feed is specified, the feed entered under stock removal is
used instead. The feedrate units (mm/rev or mm/min) set under stock
removal can also be used.
The following contour elements are available for defining a contour:
Straight line in Z direction
Straight line in X direction
Conical in X/Z direction
Arc in any direction of rotation
You can select either radius R or chamfer FS as the transition element
between any two contour elements. The transition element is always
placed at the end of the contour element. You always select a contour
transition element in the parameter input form of the contour element.
Turning any Contours (Free Contour Input)
6.2 Create new contour