Setting up the machine
2.5 Measuring the tool
Measuring radius or diameter
Tool measurement is only possible with an active tool.
Insert the tool you want to measure in the spindle.
Select "JOG" mode in the "Machine" operating area.
Press the "Meas. tool" softkey.
Press the "Radius manual" or "Diam. manual" softkey.
Select the cutting edge number D and the the number of the
replacement tool ST.
Approach the workpiece in the X or Y direction and perform scratching
with the spindle rotating in the opposite direction.
Specify the setpoint position X0 or Y0 of the workpiece edge.
Press the "Set radius" or "Set diam." softkey.
The tool radius or diameter is calculated automatically and entered in
the tool list.
Operating Manual, 03/2010, 6FC5398-7CP20-1BA0