3.8.2 Selecting/deselecting tool offset
Select an offset
Deselect an offset
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When the tool is selected, the control includes the programmed tool
lengths in the X and Z directions in its calculations. The values for the
tool tip position and tool nose radius are activated at the same time.
Sequence of operations
Select the soft key labeled "Tool offset".
Select tool to be offset with cursor and press soft key "Select".
The activated tool is identified by the marker ">".
Select the soft key labeled "Deselect".
This deselection causes tool number 0 to be selected. This has no
programmed offset values.
Offsets can be selected/deselected provided that no Start command is
active. The offset data are calculated in the absolute display.
This process does not involve any axis motions.
Preparatory Functions for Machining