Machining the workpiece
4.7 Starting machining at a specific point
You can start another search from the "Search target found" state. The cascading can be
continued any number of times after every search target found.
Another cascaded block search can be started from the stopped program execution only if
the search target has been found.
Function Manual Basic Functions; Block Search
1. You have selected the desired program.
2. The control system is in the RESET condition.
3. The desired search mode is selected.
Toggling between search pointer and search positions
Selecting a program (Page 136)
Collision-free start position
Pay attention to a collision-free start position and appropriate active tools and other
If necessary, manually approach a collision-free start position. Select the target block
considering the selected block search type.
Press the "Search pointer" softkey again to exit the "Search Pointer"
window and return to the "Program" window to define search positions.
- OR -
Press the "Back" softkey.
You have now exited the block search function.
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