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SINUMERIK 840D/810D Operator's Guide ManualTurn (BAM) – 08.02 Edition
Sequence of operations
• Any mode is selected and you are in "Tool offset" mode.
• A workpiece with known dimensions is clamped in the chuck.
Use the cursor to select the tool to be measured in the menu "Tool
Select the soft key labeled "Select".
Select the soft key labeled "Measure".
Approach known reference point on the workpiece with the handwheel
(e.g. in X direction).
Enter the value of the known reference point in X direction under
"Workpiece dimensions: X",
Confirm your settings with "Input".
Length X is automatically calculated and entered for the selected tool.
Select the next tool in the tool list and change to the "Measure" menu.
Approach the workpiece with the tool.
Press the "Last value" soft key to accept the known reference point in
the input field.
Length X is automatically calculated and entered for the newly
Use the same procedure to measure further tools.
Preparatory Functions for Machining