Settable work offsets
The labeling of the softkeys for the adjustable work offsets varies, i.e. the selectable work
offsets configured at the machine are displayed (examples: G54...G57, G54...G505,
Please refer to the machine manufacturer's specifications.
Operating Manual, 03/2010, 6FC5398-7CP20-1BA0
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In the selection box, select the desired work offset in which you want
to store the zero point.
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Press the "Select WO" softkey to select an adjustable work offset.
In the window "Work offset – G54 ... G599", select a work offset, in
which the zero point should be saved and press the "In manual"
You return to the measurement window.
Under "Measuring axis", select the axis in which you want to approach
the workpiece, and the measuring direction (+ or -).
Enter the setpoint angle between the workpiece edge and the
Traverse the tool to the workpiece edge.
Press the "Save P1" softkey.
Reposition the tool and repeat the measuring procedure (step 7) to
measure the second point, and then press the "Save P2" softkey.
Press the "Calculate" softkey.
The angle between the workpiece edge and reference axis is
calculated and displayed.
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Press the "Set WO" softkey.
With "Set WO", the workpiece edge now corresponds to the setpoint
The calculated rotation is stored in the work offset.
Setting up the machine
2.6 Measuring the workpiece zero