Duty to obtain an
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SINUMERIK 840Di Manual (HBI) – 06.03 Edition
Since certain control functions require an export approval acc. to the German
Export List, the SINUMERIK 840Di is offered in two variations.
The standard version (SINUMERIK 840Di) can contain the full scope of
functions of the control but this does mean that it requires export approval with
regard to its type.
In the export version SINUMERIK 840DiE, e.g. the following options are not
Interpolation with more than four axes
5-axis machining package
Helix interpolation 2D + n (n greater than 2)
The following restrictions apply to useable options:
The sag compensation is limited to traversing a maximum distance of
For a complete overview of the options not available with the export version,
please refer the SINUMERIK Order Catalog NC 60.
Although the relevant option bits can be set, they are not effective (alarm when
programming these functions). With regard to its type, the export version does
not require an export approval.
(This does not pertain to an export approval that may result from the intended
purpose of application, and this can additionally result.)
The configuration of the control system is determined by the system software
that is offered in two versions (standard and export), i.e. the duty to obtain an
approval for the system software (for the relevant information, see delivery note
and/or invoice) is transferred to the control system with the particular
This must also be observed, in particular, in the case of updates/upgrades of
the system software, since this may have an influence on the duty to obtain an
In addition to the information provided on the delivery note and invoice, the
hardware components supplied with the system software are also clearly
identified by adhesive labels as standard or export versions.
The adhesive labels supplied additionally in the packaging are intended to
identify the control after installation and start-up and they must be stuck into the
control logbook. In the case of license orders, an appropriate number of
adhesive labels is supplied, which must be handled in the same manner.
1 General on the SINUMERIK 840Di
1.4 Standard/export version