Machining the workpiece
Starting and stopping machining
During execution of a program, the workpiece is machined in accordance with the
programming on the machine. After the program is started in automatic mode, workpiece
machining is performed automatically.
The following requirements must be met before executing a program:
● The measuring system of the controller is referenced with the machine.
● The necessary tool offsets and work offsets have been entered.
● The necessary safety interlocks implemented by the machine manufacturer are activated.
Starting the program in any operating area
If the control is in "AUTO" mode, you can also start the selected program when you are in
any operating area.
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Use the Program manager to select the desired program.
Select the desired program under "NC", "Local drive", "USB" or set-up
Press the "Select" softkey.
The program is selected for execution and automatically switched to
the "Machine" operating area.
Press the <CYCLE START> key.
The program is started and executed.