Programming technological functions (cycles)
8.3 Contour milling
Path milling along center-point path.
A programmed contour can also be machined along the center-point path if the radius
correction was switched-out. In this case, approaching and retraction is only possible along a
straight line or vertical. Vertical approach/retraction can be used for closed contours, for
Parameters, G code program
Machining in the programmed contour direction
Machining is performed in the programmed contour direction
Machining is performed in the opposite direction to the programmed contour
The part program or ShopMill program to be processed has been
created and you are in the editor.
Press the "Contour milling" and "Path milling" softkeys.
The "Path Milling" input window opens.
Parameters, ShopMill program
Cutting edge number
S / V
Spindle speed or constant
Operating Manual, 03/2010, 6FC5398-7CP20-1BA0