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SINUMERIK 840D/840Di/810D/PCU50 on Windows and
SINUMERIK 840D sl NC Program Management DNC
Function Manual · 04/2010
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  • Page 1 Motion Control Information System SINUMERIK 840D/840Di/810D/PCU50 on Windows and SINUMERIK 840D sl NC Program Management DNC Function Manual · 04/2010 SINUMERIK...
  • Page 3 DNC Plant / DNC Cell Book 1 DNC IFC SINUMERIK Book 2 Motion Control Information System SINUMERIK 840D/840Di/810D/PCU50 on Windows and SINUMERIK 840D sl NC Program Management DNC Function Manual Valid for Controller SINUMERIK 840D powerline SINUMERIK 840Di SINUMERIK 840D sl...
  • Page 4 6FC5297-2AE80-0BP2 Registered trademarks All designations with the trademark symbol ® are registered trademarks of Siemens AG. Other designations in this documentation may be trademarks whose use by third parties for their own purposes may infringe the rights of the owner.
  • Page 5 Links to more information for downloading files from Service & Support.  Searching documentation online Information on DOConCD and direct access to the publications in DOConWEB.  Individually compiling documentation on the basis of Siemens contents with the My Documentation Manager (MDM), refer to http://www.siemens.com/mdm My Documentation Manager provides you with a range of features for generating your own machine documentation.
  • Page 6 Fax: +49 9131 98 2176 E-mail: mailto:docu.motioncontrol@siemens.com A fax form is available in the appendix of this document. SINUMERIK Internet address http://www.siemens.com/sinumerik © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 7 A notice warning of injury to persons with a warning symbol may also include a warning relating to property damage. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 8 Please note the following: Warning Siemens products must only be used for the applications specified in the catalog and in the technical documentation. If third-party products and components are to be used, they must be recommended or approved by Siemens. These products can only function correctly and safely if they are transported, stored, set up, mounted, installed, commissioned, operated and maintained correctly.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    2.2.3 DNC HMI computer........................2-26 2.2.4 Station PC..........................2-27 2.2.5 NC programming system ......................2-27 2.2.6 Tool setting device terminal ..................... 2-27 2.2.7 Controller ..........................2-28 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/i Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 10 4.7 Consistency check ........................4-106 4.7.1 General ..........................4-106 4.7.2 Consistency check when DNC Admin is started ..............4-107 4.7.3 Consistency Check dialog...................... 4-108 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/ii Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 11 9 Software structure ........................9-151 9.1 Software structure........................9-152 9.2 Machine server ......................... 9-153 9.2.1 SerIntSvr ..........................9-153 9.2.2 Separate serial machine servers.................... 9-153 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/iii Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 12 11.2.4 Deleting errors/messages ....................11-259 11.3 Separate execution sequence log..................11-260 12 Auto archiving......................... 12-261 12.1 Function of DNC Auto Archive ....................12-262 12.1.1 General ..........................12-263 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/iv Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 13 12.2.6 Starting the auto archive function automatically..............12-275 12.3 Comparison results ........................ 12-276 12.4 Tracking auto archive actions ....................12-276 I Index .............................. I-277 I.1 Keyword index ..........................I-277 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/v Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 14 Table 10-14: Global settings for the maximum number of possible versions ......... 10-221 Table 10-15: Global settings for the version strategy for upload ............ 10-222 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/vi Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 15 Table 11-1: Memory capacity of the logbook: ................11-256 Table 11-2: Logbook display ......................11-257 Table 2-3: Example trace.ini ......................11-260 Table 12-1: Auto archive ID ......................12-263 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/vii Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 16 Fig. 4-21: Tree structure of operator interface ................. 4-104 Fig. 4-22: Consistency check when DNC Admin is started ............. 4-107 Fig. 4-23: Consistency Check dialog: Missing files ................4-109 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/viii Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 17 Fig. 12-1: List display with auto archive identifier................12-262 Fig. 12-2: Machine properties in configuration mode ..............12-265 Fig. 12-3: Dialog for selecting data areas ..................12-272 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/ix Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 18: Dnc Plant/dnc Cell (fbdn1)

    DNC Plant/DNC Cell (FBDN1) 05.07 Contents © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/x Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 19: Introduction

    1.2.7 DNC IFC Serial ................1-19 1.2.8 DNC IFC Dialog (dialog function) ..........1-19 1.2.9 DNC IFC file system ..............1-19 1.2.10 DNC Machine................1-19 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/1-11 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 20: Product Description

    SINUMERIK controllers* and older (CNC) machine tools, which do not support an open network interface, can be integrated in an automation network. MCIS is, therefore, the key to boosting productivity in your production processes. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/1-12 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 21: Mcis For Machine Tools

    7. Data management system for control components ADDM (A&D Data Management) Management of the data and programs of the components used via a uniform user interface. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/1-13 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 22: Dnc Nc Program Management

    Any of the machine servers can also be used to establish connections with controllers with different interfaces (e.g. OLE/COM, or special serial protocols). © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/1-14 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 23: Fig. 1-1: Configuration Example Of Dnc Plant

    With DNC HMI, you can extend DNC Plant to include additional operator stations, for example, for the foreman’s office or for NC programmers. This is the server variant of DNC. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/1-15 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 24: Dnc Hmi

    DNC instances assigned for their terminal server client (e.g. DNC HMI, DNC station or DNC tool setting device). © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/1-16 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 25: Fig. 1-2: Configuration Example Of A Local Dnc Concept (dnc Cell)

    SINUMERIK* controllers via DNC IFC SINUMERIK  Any Ethernet-capable CNC machine tools that can be supplied with NC data via a Windows file system (DNC IFC file system). © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/1-17 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 26: Fig. 1-3: Result Of An Nc Program Comparison

    8-digit ID at Tools Options. The ID is included in the scope of delivery of the option package. DNC Compare is only required once per DNC Plant/Cell. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/1-18 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 27: Dnc Ifc Serial

    DNC Machine can be used independently of MCIS DNC Plant or Cell. SINUMERIK*: SINUMERIK 810D SINUMERIK 840D SINUMERIK 840Di PCU50 under Windows with SINUMERIK 840D sl  © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/1-19 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 28 DNC Plant/DNC Cell (FBDN1) 05.07 1 Introduction Notes © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/1-20 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 29: Plant Structure

    2.2.3 DNC HMI computer ..............2-26 2.2.4 Station PC..................2-27 2.2.5 NC programming system .............. 2-27 2.2.6 Tool setting device terminal ............2-27 2.2.7 Controller ..................2-28 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/2-21 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 30: Fig. 2-1: Possible Plant Structure Configuration

    To insert groups one hierarchy level lower, choose File  New  Subgroup. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/2-22 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 31 The SINUMERIK* controller itself can manage workpieces, which means that workpiece-related NC data from DNC can be stored on the controller in the same form. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/2-23 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 32 Microsoft Explorer or via the registry entries in MCIS DNC. See also: Microsoft Windows help (Start  Help) under the index: "File types". © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/2-24 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 33 Links can be integrated at any level of the hierarchical NC data structure. Note Links only allow you to view the objects directly underneath. Subdirectories cannot be displayed. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/2-25 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 34: Dnc Functions On Hardware Components

    The DNC user interfaces can run on terminal servers/clients. 2.2.3 DNC HMI computer With the DNC HMI computer, the DNC Plant variant can be extended to include additional user interfaces. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/2-26 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 35: Station Pc

    The appropriate file must then be transferred from DNC (not from the tool setting device terminal) to the CNC machine tool. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/2-27 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 36: Controller

           SINUMERIK*: SINUMERIK 810D SINUMERIK 840D SINUMERIK 840Di PCU50 under Windows with SINUMERIK 840D sl   © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/2-28 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 37 3.3 User-specific tree view..............3-51 3.4 Print function ..................3-53 3.4.1 Print preview ................. 3-54 3.4.2 Printing..................3-55 3.5 Creating a CSV file ................3-57 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-29 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 38: Fig. 3-1: Dnc User Interface

    The area above these two panes contains the address field, the filter field as well as the toolbar and menu bar. The status bar is displayed at the bottom of the screen. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-30 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 39: Table 3-1: Dnc And Dnc Admin Menu

    Machine… * Setting Device Link… * Table 3-3: DNC Admin Tools  Config. Tables context menu Tools Config. Tables DNCGLOBALSETTINGS * DNCMACFG * © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-31 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 40: Fig. 3-2: Toolbar On The User Interface

    Upload  Filter (on/off)  NC Package Viewer (only available in conjunction with Siemens PLM Team Center) Filter bar Fig. 3-3: Filter bar on the user interface The filter bar indicates which filter is currently selected. It can also be used to select other predefined filters.
  • Page 41: Fig. 3-4: Quick Filter Bar On The User Interface

    The link path when the link directory is open Fig. 3-5: Address bar when the workpiece directory is open Fig. 3-6: Address bar when the link is open © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-33 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 42 Messages that are a direct response to user actions and require a response from the operator.  Fatal system errors that prevent the operator from continuing to work properly. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-34 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 43: Display Formats

    The large display is designed for use in workshops so that the interface can be read from a distance. Fig. 3-7: Large display of the user interface © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-35 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 44: Operation

      English   Chinese   Russian Note In Chinese and Russian DNC systems, the online help is displayed in English. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-36 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 45: View Filter

    The filter icons in the toolbar indicate whether the filter function is activated or deactivated. Filter activated Filter deactivated Fig. 3-8: Example of unfiltered view Fig. 3-9: Example of filtered view (in this case "MPF") © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-37 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 46 The list display of the generic filter is defined in the "GLOBAL" display group. If this display group does not exist, the standard list display is used (for more information, see "List editor"). Fig. 3-10: Generic filtering © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-38 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 47: Creating Or Changing Filters

    Since all of the criteria are ANDed, all of them must always be fulfilled. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-39 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 48: Table 3-4: Filter Operands

    One example of this is the use of upper and lower-case letters. The filter can also react differently depending on how the wildcards or data fields are used. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-40 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 49 When the Editable checkbox is activated, the value can be edited directly in the selected filter criterion without needing to make the necessary changes via Change and Accept. Fig. 3-12: Editing the filter criteria directly © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-41 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 50: Saving The Filter Criteria

    You can open the Edit Filter dialog by choosing New, Change or Copy. When you choose the Copy function, the filter criteria of the copied filter are accepted. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-42 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 51 If you enter a station, the filter can only be used on this particular station. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-43 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 52 Confirming the filter with OK opens the Select Filter dialog again. The new filter must be selected and confirmed there in order to add the filter criteria. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-44 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 53: Examples Of The View Filter

    The title of the example indicates which of these criteria has been activated. All the other criteria have then been deactivated for this example. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-45 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 54 DNC now displays all the NC data that starts with the program name "c". The remainder of the program name is irrelevant, which is why the wildcard "%" is used. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-46 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 55 "SPF" (alphabetically). This is why the NC program of type "TOA" is also displayed. Since the criterion was set with greater than or equal to, both the SPF and TOA program are displayed. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-47 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 56 YYYY-MM-DD. The format should be checked beforehand when this filter criterion is used. It is based on the settings for the Oracle parameter NLS_DATE_FORMAT, which is set by the database client. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-48 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 57 DNC HMI and DNC IFC SINUMERIK. They can be applied universally in this form (as with the sysdate functions). © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-49 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 58 The correct date format must be observed here. The default setting in SQL Server is the ISO format: YYYY-MM-DD HH24:MI:SS. The format should be checked beforehand when this filter criterion is used. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-50 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 59: User-specific Tree View

    Machine 2  Machine 3 This is the intersecting set from the explicit assignment for user dnc2 and the machines assigned to the station. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-51 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 60 Machine 1 Machine 2 Machine 3 Machine 4 Machine 5 Machine 6 Machine 7 Machine 8 Machine 9 Machine 10 Machine 11 Machine 12 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-52 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 61: Print Function

    To set the format for printing the program list and NC data, choose Tools  Settings followed by the appropriate option in List Orientation. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-53 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 62: Print Preview

    Note No print preview is available for workpieces. You can set the format for the print preview by choosing Tools  Settings. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-54 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 63: Printing

    To set the format for printing the NC data, choose Tools  Settings followed by the appropriate option in NC Data Orientation. Note If configured, graphic data can also be printed. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-55 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 64 You can set the format for the printout by choosing Tools  Settings. The field contents printed depend on whether a list description (see Section 10.8.2) has been configured. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-56 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 65: Creating A Csv File

    (e.g. name, type, release, etc.). The file is stored in the directory ...Siemens\MCIS\Data\DNC\CSV. Under HKCU\Software\siemens\mcis\dnc\settings, you can also create a Windows- user-specific key CSVPath that can be used for defining a different directory for saving the CSV file.
  • Page 66 Example: Display in the editor ;Name|Type|Workpiece|Version|Enable|Group Machine valve cylinder head|MPF||2|1|area motors cut-off cycle|SPF||4|0|area motors fine grinding cycle|SPF||3|0|area motors  © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/3-58 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 67: Fig. 4-9: Downloading Nc Data

    4.7 Consistency check................. 4-106 4.7.1 General ..................4-106 4.7.2 Consistency check when DNC Admin is started ......4-107 4.7.3 Consistency Check dialog ............4-108 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-59 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 68: Maintenance Functions

    Different field types for the screen fields for creating and changing NC administrative data can be defined. They can be defined in the DNCFORMDESCRIPTION table using the database fields FIELDTYPE and FIELDTYPE_NEW. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-60 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 69: Fig. 4-1: Nc Data Properties / Tab: General

    The standard user interface features the following screens: Properties - General Fig. 4-1: NC data properties / tab: General © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-61 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 70: Fig. 4-2: Nc Data Properties / Tab: Information

    DNC Plant/DNC Cell (FBDN1) 05.07 4 NC data management Properties - Information Fig. 4-2: NC data properties / tab: Information © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-62 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 71: Fig. 4-3: Nc Data Properties / Tab: Attachments

    The user must be assigned the necessary authorizations for these functions. See also: User administration NC data with an attachment is assigned a special file icon © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-63 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 72: Fig. 4-4: Machine Properties / Tab: Configuration

    This tab page can also be used to make default settings for the dialog function (see also: Section 10.5 – Machine connections). Fig. 4-4: Machine properties / tab: Configuration © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-64 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 73 DNC cannot navigate in any subdirectories of the link that may be available. Only the files that are located directly under the link node can be accessed. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-65 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 74: Table 4-1: Relevant Database Fields For File Import With Header Data

    If the administrative data table is extended on a project-specific basis, the new database fields can also be used in the header. Undefined or unassigned fields have the value 0 or a blank string. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-66 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 75: Fig. 4-5: Dialog: Confirm File Import

    Fig. 4-5: Dialog: Confirm file import © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-67 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 76 MOVE: The specified file is moved to the attachment directory. The source file is deleted. The key words are the database field names in the administrative data table DNCDATA. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-68 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 77: Table 4-2: Import File With Header

    This involves copying data from a link and then pasting it into DNC (same as the import function). The general conditions that apply to an import with/without header data also apply here. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-69 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 78 File type of the import file: .imp  File type after successful automatic import: .iok  File type after unsuccessful automatic import: .ier © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-70 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 79: Table 4-3: Structure Of The Import File For An Automatic Import

    Comment line 1 The entire block must be completely available Comment line 2 or completely omitted COMMENT END Identifier: End block with comments © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-71 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 80 (NC START ..NC END). If the entire NC data file is integrated in the import file (NC START ... NC END), the import file may not be a UNICODE file (pure ASCII). © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-72 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 81: Editing Nc Data

    If the maximum number of versions as defined during parameterization is exceeded, a dialog is displayed in which you can delete an existing, unreleased version. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-73 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 82: Fig. 4-6: Nc Data Is Being Uploaded From The Cnc Machine Tool

    It can also be due to the size of the file or the computing power. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-74 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 83: Fig. 4-8: Indication Of Download/upload Functions In Dnc

    05.07 DNC Plant/DNC Cell (FBDN1) 4 NC data management Fig. 4-8: Indication of download/upload functions in DNC © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-75 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 84: Downloading Nc Data

    The Length field indicates the number of bytes that have been downloaded. Fig. 4-9: Downloading NC data Cancel current job A download can be cancelled. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-76 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 85: Fig. 4-10: Dialog For Download To Sinumerik 840d

    WKS.DIR etc. Exceptions include pseudo workpieces, which are downloaded to directories corresponding to the pseudo workpiece name. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-77 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 86: Fig. 4-11: Uploading Nc Data

    (from the machine) starts).  Active (uploading data) Length The Length field indicates the number of bytes that have been uploaded. Fig. 4-11: Uploading NC data © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-78 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 87: Fig. 4-12: Cancel Upload (data Reception)

    This checkbox is not normally activated, which means that the data received is not accepted when the upload is terminated. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-79 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 88: Fig. 4-13: Sinumerik* Data Management Directory

    The directories are displayed on the left. The list on the right displays the content of the directory selected. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-80 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 89 In the SINUMERIK* machine configuration dialog, you can configure which directories on the controller can be viewed by the user. See also: Chapter 10 "Configuration dialog" © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-81 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 90: Version Management And Release / Trial Cut Identifier

    Note Only the selected version zone is taken into account for the release and when versions are determined. See also: Section 10.7.4 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-82 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 91: Fig. 4-14: Delete Version Dialog

    The version highlighted in gray is released and cannot be deleted.  Versions that are in the copy list (menu command: Copy or Cut) are marked. Fig. 4-14: Delete Version dialog © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-83 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 92 If NC data is integrated by means of a cut/paste or copy/paste procedure, the next available version will be assigned if NC data of the same name, type, and version already exists. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-84 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 93: Fig. 4-15: Properties: Machine / Release & Trial Cut Identifiers Activated

    If an identifier is set in the header, the identifier is valid.  If no identifier is set in the header, the imported NC data is not released. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-85 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 94 If the parameterized maximum number of versions has been exceeded, the "Delete Version Dialog" appears so that you can delete an old version. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-86 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 95: Dnc Compare

    The change date and length of the file are compared, but not the content. Only program versions that have been released are compared with machine programs. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-87 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 96: Table 4-4: Sample File For A Comparison Result

    WKS.DIR\ GEARBOX4713.WPD\ GEARBOX4713.SPF NC data only in the DNC system 4-VALVE-CYLINDER-HEAD_2.MPF CUS_1.ARC GEARBOX0815\ GEARBOX0815_1.MPF NC data not the same 6-VALVE-CYLINDER-HEAD_3.MPF GEARBOX4712_1.SPF GEARBOX0815\ GEARBOX0815_3.SPF © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-88 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 97: Fig. 4-16: Individual Nc Data Comparison

    Changes are highlighted and the number of changes is displayed. NC program record numbers can be hidden. Fig. 4-16: Individual NC data comparison © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-89 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 98: Print Function For The Individual Nc Data Comparison

    Color for differences, left (1st file) COLOR3=0,150,50 Color for differences, right (2nd file) COLOR4=0,0,100 COLOR5=0,0,0 Color for matches, right/left (1st and 2nd file) © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-90 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 99: Fig. 4-17: Example Of A Printout Of All The Results Of The Individual Nc Data Comparison

    To print all the results of the individual NC data comparison, choose Print all. Fig. 4-17: Example of a printout of all the results of the individual NC data comparison © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-91 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 100: Fig. 4-18: Example Of A Printout Of The Results Of The Individual Nc Data Comparison

    To indicate that the file has been cut, two lines containing "~~~" are inserted after the three additional rows. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-92 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 101: Archiving (manual)

    "_AArch.txt".  Note To execute the Archive function, DNC IFC SINUMERIK must be installed on the machine with SINUMERIK*. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-93 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 102: Archive Results

    Note If no errors occurred and this machine has been configured for archiving, all of the differences will have been dealt with. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-94 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 103: Table 4-5: Sample File For An Auto Archive Result

    NC data not the same 6-VALVE-CYLINDER-HEAD_3.MPF GEARBOX4712_1.SPF GEARBOX0815\ GEARBOX0815_3.SPF All files of above list were archived. (DNCAArch)3 Files were obtained from machine. (DNCAArch) © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-95 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 104: Data Organization

    (Management of the users in MCIS)  USERGROUPPERMISSIONTABLE "  USERBASETABLE "  USERPROFILETABLE "  PRODUCTTABLE (Management of the installed MCIS products) © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-96 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 105: Fig. 4-19: Database Structure Of The Machines, Nc And Nc Type Data

    You can use the List editor in DNC to create and edit the list display (see also: Chapter Configuration). Only fields that have been configured are displayed. Fig. 4-20: List display variant of the operator interface © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-97 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 106 Note You can use the Screen editor in DNC to create and edit the description of the Properties screen (see also: Chapter Configuration). © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-98 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 107: Table 4-6: Dncdata Database Table

    ** Like * (relevant if the NC data refers to a workpiece) Note Depending on the project, the table can be extended to include variable fields. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-99 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 108: Table 4-7: Dncdatatype Database Table

    Managing the workpieces The DNCWORKPIECE database table is used for managing the workpieces. It defines the location of different workpieces in the plant topology. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-100 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 109 STATION defines the station for which the filter was configured.  APPLICATION defines the application for which this filter was configured (e.g. DNC IFC SINUMERIK or DNC HMI). © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-101 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 110 USERNAME defines the user for which this filter was configured.  APPLICATION defines the application for which this filter was configured.  SUPPLEMENT1  SUPPLEMENT2 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-102 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 111 Language ID (GR, UK, FR, SP, etc.); this assigns the data record to a language.  Translation of the column name into the relevant language. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-103 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 112: Table 4-8: Standard Icons In The Directory

    NC file with attachment protocol) Machine with "SINUMERIK*" Tool setting device transmission module NC package* * Only available in conjunction with Siemens PLM Teamcenter © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-104 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 113 Link You can use the links to view the files in the linked directory. Like files, these are assigned the relevant access rights. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-105 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 114: Consistency Check

    With DNC Plant, you are advised to check for consistencies and rectify these directly on the server because the consistency check covers all the NC administrative data for all groups and machines. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-106 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 115: Fig. 4-22: Consistency Check When Dnc Admin Is Started

    To ensure that all consistencies have been rectified, the user must call up the Consistency Check dialog. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-107 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 116: Consistency Check Dialog

    © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-108 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 117: Fig. 4-23: Consistency Check Dialog: Missing Files

    The complete path in which the file should appear is displayed. This path comprises the NC data master directory (in this case: C:\Siemens\MCIS\Data\DNC\Data\) and the subdirectories for the group(s), machine, workpiece and attachments for NC data. The file name of an NC administrative data record comprises the NC data name, the version number and the NC data type.
  • Page 118: Fig. 4-24: Consistency Check Dialog: Missing Database Entries For Nc Data

    To delete the selected files from the NC data master directory, choose Delete. To create an administrative data record for this file, choose Create. The Properties dialog is displayed for each file. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-110 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 119: Fig. 4-25: Consistency Check Dialog: Missing Database Entries For Directories

    DNC Admin in configuration mode in order to rectify these inconsistencies. Exception: Directories of NC packages cannot be created in this way. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-111 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 120: Fig. 4-26: Consistency Check Dialog: Missing Workpieces In The Workpiece Table Of The Database

    To do so, select all your workpieces and choose Create. SINUMERIK*: SINUMERIK 810D SINUMERIK 840D SINUMERIK 840Di PCU50 under Windows with SINUMERIK 840D sl  © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/4-112 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 121: User Administration

    5.3.2 Creating new user groups / changing user group properties ..5-123 5.3.3 Name of the user group .............. 5-124 5.3.4 Comment ..................5-124 5.3.5 User rights................... 5-125 5.3.6 Display group ................5-129 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/5-113 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 122: Structure Of The User Administration

    To allow individual access to the DNC software, users must be configured with passwords. Each user is assigned further special parameters (see also: Sections 5.2, 5.3). © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/5-114 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 123: User Administration

    Delete. To make a user-specific filter assignment, choose Assign Filter. Fig. 5-1: Overview of existing users © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/5-115 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 124: Creating New Users / Changing User Properties

    Text can be entered in the Full Name field to provide additional information about the user name. This text is only visible here. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/5-116 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 125 The Large Display checkbox determines the size of icons and text when displayed on the user interface. The large display makes the user interface easier to read for users in workshops. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/5-117 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 126: Assigning Filters For Users

    The lower part of the dialog is used to change or create filter assignments. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/5-118 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 127 Select the first entry to be deleted and then delete the other entries individually. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/5-119 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 128 This is carried out automatically. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/5-120 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 129: Managing User Groups

    Note The machine list is not defined for the user logged on but instead for the user selected in user administration. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/5-121 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 130 User Administration. The machines in this station that have not been assigned to him explicitly are not displayed. This is then the intersecting set of station assignments and assignments made via User Administration. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/5-122 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 131: Managing User Groups

    The following user groups are defined in the standard DNC system:  Administrator ADMIN  Users USER  Information user INFO © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/5-123 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 132: Name Of The User Group

    5.3.4 Comment A comment is displayed in the overview of the user groups to provide additional information about the user group. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/5-124 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 133: User Rights

    (Edit menu and context menu). Note Both rights must be assigned to enable data to be copied from a link to the administrative data and vice versa. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/5-125 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 134 Configure screen descriptions When this checkbox is activated, users are authorized to call up the Screen editor in DNC Admin (Tools  Screen Editor menu). © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/5-126 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 135 Select filter has no effect. Activate/deactivate filter When this checkbox is activated, the user group has the option of activating or deactivating filters via the filter icon. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/5-127 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 136 Start Teamcenter NC Package Viewer When the Start TC NC Package Viewer checkbox is activated, the Teamcenter NC Package Viewer can be called. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/5-128 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 137: Display Group

    (see also: Sections 10.8 - List editor and 10.9 - Screen editor). SINUMERIK*: SINUMERIK 810D SINUMERIK 840D SINUMERIK 840Di PCU50 under Windows with SINUMERIK 840D sl    © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/5-129...
  • Page 138 DNC Plant/DNC Cell (FBDN1) 05.07 5 User administration Notes © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/5-130 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 139: Dialog Function

    6.2.2 Examples ..................6-134 6.3 Dialog program responses............. 6-135 6.3.1 Program structure ............... 6-135 6.3.2 Examples ..................6-135 6.4 Configuration parameters .............. 6-136 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/6-131 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 140: General Information About The Dialog Function

    If one or more of these requirements is not fulfilled, you can use the dialog function with an additional input terminal (handheld). Fig. 6-1: Dialog function with additional terminal © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/6-132 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 141: Dialog Program

    This section of the machine configuration file can also be created in the configuration dialog, which is described in Section Configuration  Configuration dialog  Dialog function tab page. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/6-133 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 142: Table 6-1: Example Of A Download Request With Default Configuration Parameters

    Request to download an NC data file list (SL) Wildcard replacement for * X999 File type SPF due to 2nd field entry in standard DNCDATATYPE Y002 End-of-program ID © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/6-134 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 143: Table 6-3: Example Of A Response To A Standard List Request

    2 = NC data files with trial cut ID only 3 = released NC data files with trial cut ID only 0 is not permitted. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/6-135 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 144: Table 6-5: Configuration Parameters For The Dialog Function

    ID for workpieces in the dialog program. In the case of controllers that cannot edit all characters, path information or conditions (e.g. Z888 or G040) are also possible. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/6-136 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 145 DlgSubNumber This parameter can be used to assign an additional ID for the interpretation type to the external dialog interpreter.    © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/6-137 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 146 DNC Plant/DNC Cell (FBDN1) 05.07 6 Dialog function Notes  © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/6-138 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 147: Code Conversion Function

    7 Code conversion function 7 Code conversion function 7.1 Code conversion ................7-140 7.2 Examples ..................7-141 7.3 Code conversion tables ..............7-142 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/7-139 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 148: Code Conversion

    Each station is only assigned one code conversion file (CODES.TXT). Any changes made in one of the six code conversion tables only affect machines that use this code type. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/7-140 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 149: Table 7-1: Modified Ascii Code Conversion Table

    Table 7-2: Hidden "CR" characters in ISO code Original code conversion table Modified code conversion table ISO_OUT ISO_OUT ....#0D 8D 'CR' ... #0D FF 'CR' ... © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/7-141 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 150: Code Conversion Tables

    #78 78 'x' #79 79 'y' #7A 7A 'z' #7B 7B (2) #7C 7C '|' #7D 7D (3) #7E 7E '~' #7F 7F DEL © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/7-142 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 151: Table 7-5: Code Conversion Table: Eia_out

    #FF 78 'x' #FF 79 'y' #FF 7A 'z' #FF 7B (2) #FF 7C '|' #FF 7D (3) #FF 7E '~' #7F 7F DEL © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/7-143 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 152: Table 7-7: Code Conversion Table: Iso_out

    #F9 79 'y' #FA 7A 'z' #7B 7B (2) #FC 7C '|' #7D 7D (3) #7E 7E '~' #FF 7F DEL   © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/7-144 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 153: System Platform

    8.1.2 Requirements for DNC Plant ............8-147 8.2 Software..................8-148 8.2.1 Requirements for DNC Cell ............8-148 8.2.2 Requirements for DNC Plant ............8-149 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/8-145 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 154: Table 8-1: Hardware Requirements For Dnc Cell

    Drive CD-ROM COM interfaces Optional, depending on the required serial interfaces: 4x / 8x interface cards, COM server Network card Optional in network © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/8-146 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 155: Table 8-2: Hardware Requirements For Dnc Plant

    4x / 8x interface cards, COM server Network card Backup medium Depends on the backup concept Raid system Depends on the availability requirements © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/8-147 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 156: Table 8-3: Software Requirements For Dnc Cell

    * If SQL server is already installed on the system, this is used for managing data and an MSDE does not need to be installed. ** For Windows Vista, see readme.pdf © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/8-148 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 157: Table 8-4: Software Requirements For Dnc Plant Computers

    * If SQL server is already installed on the system, this is used for managing data and an MSDE does not need to be installed. ** For Windows Vista, see readme.pdf  © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/8-149 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 158 DNC Plant/DNC Cell (FBDN1) 05.07 8 System platform Notes © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/8-150 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 159: Software Structure

    9.2 Machine server ................9-153 9.2.1 SerIntSvr ..................9-153 9.2.2 Separate serial machine servers ..........9-153 9.3 Code conversion server..............9-153 9.4 External dialog interpreter.............. 9-154 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/9-151 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 160: Software Structure

    In this case, the data flows to the machine server via the dialog interpreter, where the code is converted, and then to the machine. Fig. 9-1: Software structure © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/9-152 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 161: Machine Server

    If the DNCConvSvr cannot fulfill all the requirements, separate code conversion servers can be created. Possible applications include: Converting a different code Further conversions (e.g.: A = AV) © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/9-153 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 162: External Dialog Interpreter

    The configuration is carried out in the [DIALOGFUNCTION] section of the machine configuration file or in the configuration dialog for the serial machines.  © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/9-154 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 163: Configuration

    10.9.2 Description of the 1st section of the Screen Editor ....10-234 10.9.3 Description of the 2nd section of the Screen Editor ....10-236 10.9.4 Saving the screen display in the database ......10-241 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-155 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 164: General

    Some configurations that are performed in DNC Admin, only take effect when DNC is restarted! Although, at first sight, the two programs look very similar, they contain different functions. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-156 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 165: Table 10-1: Differences Between Dnc And Dnc Admin

    The list editor (Tools  List Editor) can be used to adapt the layout and the contents of the list display and to create new display groups for these list displays. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-157 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 166 DNC. This function is only available on machines with SINUMERIK* and PCU50/70 as well as DNC IFC SINUMERIK. Note The user must be assigned the necessary authorizations for these functions. See also: User administration © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-158 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 167: Defining The Station Name And Type

    If the computer to be configured is a terminal server client and the Terminal Server Client checkbox is not activated, overwrite the station name of the server. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-159 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 168 PC nor the DNC server. Note You can only activate the checkbox in configuration mode. The checkbox cannot be activated for DNC Cell. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-160 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 169: Plant Structure

    The directories and subdirectories of the file system correspond to the tree structure of the user interface. The access path is (default): <Drive> Siemens\MCIS\Data\DNC\Data. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-161 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 170: Machine Connections

    To call this up, choose Config Dialog. Each section is displayed on a separate tab page. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-162 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 171: Fig. 10-3: Dnc Plant: Machine Properties Transmission Mode: Serial Without Protocol

    In this case, the dialog remains open until a correct station name has been entered. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-163 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 172: Fig. 10-4: Dnc Cell: Machine Properties Transmission Mode: Sinumerik*

    If you do not activate the checkbox, the receive operation is terminated without a dialog appearing. No data is accepted. See also: Uploading NC data Fig. 10-4: DNC Cell: Machine properties transmission mode: SINUMERIK* © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-164 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 173: Machine Configuration Files

    This means that the adjustments do not need to be made for each individual machine. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-165 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 174: Table 10-2: Controller Types For Machine Configuration File Templates

    The templates must be stored in the ...config/template directory. The standard system includes the following three template files:  Dncmastd.MCF etc.  SIN840DStd.MCF  DNCFSStd.MCF © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-166 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 175: Fig. 10-5: Template Selection For Serial Transmission Without Protocol

    The dialog for selecting the template is only displayed if the template directory contains more than one template file for the machine type in question. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-167 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 176: Configuration For The Serial Connection Without Protocol

    Note The serial machine server is called SerIntSvr.Machine (default). Fig. 10-6: Config dialog / tab: General Extract from machine configuration file: [GLOBAL] MachineServer=SerIntSvr.Machine © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-168 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 177: Fig. 10-7: Config Dialog / Tab: Machine Server

    Warning Do not enter a code conversion server if code conversions are not to be carried out. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-169 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 178 Note This extract from the machine configuration file contains a commented-out code conversion server because no code conversion is to be carried out. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-170 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 179: Fig. 10-8: Config Dialog / Tab: Code Conversion Server

    Do not enter a code conversion server in the [SERINTSVR] section or on the Code Conversion Server tab page if code conversions are not to be carried out. ;CNCConverter=DNCConv.CodeConvert Extract from machine configuration file: DNCConv] CNCcode=ISO © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-171 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 180: Fig. 10-9: Config Dialog / Tab: Interface

    The entries on the Interface tab page must match the settings for the CNC machine serial interface. Fig. 10-9: Config dialog / tab: Interface © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-172 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 181: Table 10-3: Parity Of The Serial Interface

    No parity check O=Odd Odd parity E=Even Even parity M=Mark Logical 1 S=Space Logical 2 Extract from machine configuration file: Parity = N © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-173 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 182: Table 10-4: Flow Control Of The Serial Interface

    In "binary" transmission mode, the transmission file is transmitted 1:1 and is not formatted beforehand. Extract from machine configuration file: Binary = 0 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-174 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 183: Fig. 10-10: Config Dialog / Tab: Send

    Fig. 10-10: Config dialog / tab: Send Note The ASCII characters are entered in decimal code (0 ...255). © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-175 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 184: Table 10-6: Comment During Transmission

    This checkbox enables a comment to be suppressed so that it is not transmitted. Table 10-6: Comment during transmission Comment is transmitted Comment is suppressed Extract from machine configuration file: SuppressComment=1 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-176 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 185 (0 ...255) with the factor trailer size (example: 078 for N) Extract from machine configuration file: TrailerChar=78 Note In this case, the trailer is NNNNNN © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-177 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 186 The spacer size is specified in bytes. It describes the number of spacer characters to be inserted. Extract from machine configuration file: SpacerSize=15 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-178 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 187 The spacer is inserted after the line containing the end-of-program identifier. The end-of-program identifiers may have maximum 16 characters. Extract from machine configuration file: SpacerMarkInsertAfter1 =M30 SpacerMarkInsertAfter2 =M17 SpacerMarkInsertAfter3 = © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-179 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 188: Table 10-7: End-of-line Character Conversion During Download

    The send delay specifies the interval in seconds by which the send job to the machine is to be delayed. Extract from machine configuration file: SendDelay=0 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-180 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 189: Fig. 10-11: Config Dialog / Receive Tab Page

    The header size is specified in bytes. It indicates the number of header characters to be deleted after the data has been received. Extract from machine configuration file: HeaderSize=8 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-181 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 190 If the machine does not transmit an EOFChar, the upload procedure is terminated in accordance with the configured receive end after the final character (timeout). © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-182 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 191 (default: ...DNC\Tmp) are not deleted. This enables data that has been sent and received to be compared. Extract from machine configuration file: TestMode=0 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-183 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 192: Fig. 10-12: Config Dialog / Dialog Function Tab Page

    Examples are available in the sections Dialog programs and Dialog program responses. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-184 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 193 The parameter is a string that must be formulated in accordance with the NC program. Extract from the machine configuration file: DlgSendTcCmd=(ST) © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-185 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 194 You can use this parameter to assign an additional ID for the code conversion type to the external dialog interpreter. Extract from machine configuration file: DlgSubNumber=0 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-186 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 195 (e.g. to request lists of all the data types or file names) is important here. Extract from the machine configuration file: DlgExchangeWildcard=X999 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-187 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 196: Fig. 10-13: Config Dialog / Data Stream Interpretation Tab Page

    If the data received contains a type that is not known to DNC, the data will be rejected with an error message. In this case, nothing is saved. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-188 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 197: Table 10-8: Data Stream Interpretation: Interpretation Mode: Ncsplit Parameter

    The file name (of the entire data stream) specified by the operator is used for the first NC program. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-189 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 198 The data will be discarded if no start identifier is found. If the last end identifier is missing, the data up until the end is stored. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-190 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 199 All of the control lines are always interpreted. If necessary, the data is divided up among several files. Important The number of significant lines must be less than the number of lines in the shortest NC program. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-191 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 200: Table 10-10: Example: Data Stream Interpretation

    4-VALVE-CYLINDER-HEAD.MPF #Name#MOTOR#SWPN#4-VALVE-CYLINDER-HEAD.MPF#SNT#MPF#End# Workpiece: Motor NC program: 4-VALVE-CYLINDER-HEAD.MPF File type: Internal definition for SINUMERIK*/802D/840C Number of significant lines Start-of-program identifier: End-of-program identifier: End-of-program identifier2: © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-192 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 201: Table 10-11: Example Of A Standard Machine Configuration File For Serial Connection Without Protocol

    ;---SpacerMarkers (max 16 Byte each) ;---SpacerMark1..3 ---: (before each line in which these SpaceMarkers appear a spacer will be inserted) ;SpacerMark3=%MPF SpacerMark1= SpacerMark2= SpacerMark3= © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-193 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 202 ;---NCNameEnd---: Endmark behind NameInfo NCNameEnd=#End# ;---NCNameWPD---: seperator between WPD and Name NCNameWPD= ;---NCNameType---: seperator between Name and Type NCNameType= NCProgrammStart1=% NCProgrammStart2= NCProgrammStart3= NCProgrammEnd1=M30 NCProgrammEnd2=M17 NCProgrammEnd3= © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-194 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 203 [SEND] SpacerMarkInsertAfter1 not existent [SEND] SpacerMarkInsertAfter2 not existent [SEND] SpacerMarkInsertAfter3 #1203 [SEND] EOBcode not existent [SEND] SuppressComment #1103 [SEND] SendTimeout #1401 [SEND] SendBaudRate © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-195 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 204 [DIALOGFUNCTION] DlgExchangeCNCType not existent [DIALOGFUNCTION] DlgExchangeWildcard #1101 [DIALOGFUNCTION] DlgConverter not existent [DIALOGFUNCTION] DlgSubNumber ; Copyright (C) Siemens AG A&D, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-196 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 205: Configuration Dialog For The Sinumerik* Connection Type

    To be able to access the data management system on the controller from the DNC computer, a share must be set up on the controller. Extract from the machine configuration file: DHPath=f$\dh © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-197 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 206 Internal PCU path  This parameter controls the evaluation and generation of a header with an internal path (Siemens program header) in the NC data file. Checkbox not activated: No evaluation Checkbox activated: One or more paths evaluated Extract from machine configuration file:...
  • Page 207 No workpiece will be created in DNC after the upload. The bundled NC files are stored without a workpiece directory in the machine or group. Extract from the machine configuration file: DIPNoWP=1 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-199 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 208: Fig. 10-15: Config Dialog Sinumerik* / Ftp Tab Page

    This input field contains the IP address or the name of the DNC computer. (The computer must be configured as the FTP server here.) Extract from the machine configuration file: HostIpAddress=127.0.0.0 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-200 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 209 Mode  Mode specifies the transmission type. The following transmission modes are available: 1: ASCII 2: Binary Extract from machine configuration file: Mode=2 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-201 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 210: Fig. 10-16: Config Dialog Sinumerik* / Upload Dialog Tab Page

    DM directories on the right. Extract from machine configuration file: DHDIR1=MPF.DIR DHDIR2=SPF.DIR © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-202 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 211: Fig. 10-17: Config Dialog Sinumerik* / Comparison Directories Tab Page

    The list on the left contains all of the possible SINUMERIK* directories. You can use the arrow buttons to move selected directories to or delete them from the list of selected DM directories on the right. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-203 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 212 For example, WKS.DIR directory, (no pseudo workpiece), files of the type MPF, SPF, TOA, etc., will be considered, the WKSA1 file will be excluded DHDIR1 WKS.DIR;0;MPF;SPF;TOA;ZOA;RPA;WPL;JOB;BMP;ARC;INI EXCLUDE_WKS.DIR =WKSA1 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-204 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 213: Fig. 10-18: Config Dialog Sinumerik* / Job Archive Server Tab Page

    The Auto Archive and Auto Compare checkboxes in the Properties dialog for the machine must also be activated. Fig. 10-18: Config dialog SINUMERIK* / Job Archive Server tab page © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-205 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 214 Extract from the machine configuration file: ARCTIMEOUT=5 Important If you have any questions about this function (particularly with regard to defining the job file), please contact the hotline. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-206 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 215: Fig. 10-19: Config Dialog Sinumerik* / Remote Login Tab Page

    Remote login enables the user of the DNC PC to log in to the controller with the name and password entered on this tab page. Fig. 10-19: Config dialog SINUMERIK* / Remote Login tab page © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-207 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 216 DCOM authentication  This checkbox must be activated if the login parameterized above (domain, name, password) is also to be used for DCOM authentication. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-208 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 217: Table 10-12: Example Of A Standard Machine Configuration File For The Sinumerik* Connection Type

    DHDIR3 = WKS.DIR;0; MPF;SPF;TOA ^^^^^^^^^^^ MPF;SPF;TOA: Listing of filetypes, which have to be compared/archived. Caution: All filetypes have also to be configurated in the DNC-database!! © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-209 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 218 ; Domainname, where this user is assignet to, if it is a local user in e.g. ; Win NT or XP, same like [REMOTELOGIN] RemoteName (PCUxxxxxxx) Domain=PCUxxxxxxx [ULOADDLG] ;DHDIR1=MPF.DIR ;DHDIR2=SPF.DIR ; Copyright (c) SIEMENS A&D, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-210 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 219: Configuration For The File System Connection Type

    Note The directories are not specific to a particular computer when they are specified in UNC notation (e.g. \\Server1\DNC\Data). © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-211 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 220: Table 10-13: Example Of A Standard Machine Configuration File For The File System Connection Type

    Conv2=SPF - [RECEIVE] DIRECTORY=C:\tmp\receive Conv1=- SPF ; Copyright (C) Siemens AG A&D, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Rename file extension for the download The renaming of the file extension for the download is configured in the parameters Conv1 to Conv4. In the assignment, the file extension in DNC (corresponds to NCDATATYPE) is specified first and then the new file extension for the file system.
  • Page 221 Extract from machine configuration file: [RECEIVE] … Conv1=- SPF Example: DRILL_4711  DRILL_4711.SPF MILL_4711  MILL_4711.SPF DRILL_4811  DRILL_4811.SPF MILL_4820  MILL_4820.SPF © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-213 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 222: Dialog Function Configuration Dialog

    Configuration tab page on the Machine Properties dialog must be selected. The dialog function remains active until it is deactivated again in the configuration. Fig. 10-21: Machine properties / Configuration tab page: Configuration © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-214 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 223: Fig. 10-22: List Description For Dialog Function Lists

    Note The display of response lists to dialog function requests for links is set permanently with:  Name  Size  Changed on © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-215 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 224: Fig. 10-23: Response List For A Dialog Function Request

    DNC generates administrative data for uploaded files stored in a machine or group directory. All the automatic mechanisms for version management and the release/trial cut IDs apply here. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-216 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 225: Fig. 10-24: Communication Error On Machine Server With The Dialog Function

    1 and 2 are also configured on COM port 1. The user interface displays a communication error on machine 2. Fig. 10-24: Communication error on machine server with the dialog function © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-217 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 226: Configuration Dialog For The Tool Setting Device

    In this case, the dialog remains open until a correct station name has been entered. Transmission module © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-218 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 227 Within a DNC plant, all the tool setting devices must use the same preset value types and actual value types. They are defined in the DNCMACFG configuration table. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-219 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 228: Editing Database Tables

    To edit the database tables, call up the relevant dialog and edit the table containing all the current parameters. Existing data records can be changed or deleted and new ones created. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-220 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 229: Table 10-14: Global Settings For The Maximum Number Of Possible Versions

    The assignment of the maximum number of possible versions is defined via the MaxNCVersions key. Table 10-14: Global settings for the maximum number of possible versions NAME database field INTVAL database field MaxNCVersions >1 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-221 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 230: Table 10-15: Global Settings For The Version Strategy For Upload

    NC data. Note The version strategy is set once during installation. Subsequent changes should only be made by Siemens to prevent inconsistencies in the data management system. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved...
  • Page 231: Storage Strategy For Editing

    You can choose one of two strategies:  0 = Unchanged versions and existing identifiers  1 = Next available version with the identifiers for the edited version © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-223 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 232: Machine-specific Version Management

    If you do not define a version zone, each object (each node and each machine) is regarded as a separate version zone. This is the default setting when the system is shipped. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-224 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 233 If this is the case, either an older version is deleted or the "Delete Version Dialog" is activated (depending on the version strategy). Users can delete older versions in this dialog. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-225 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 234: List Editor

    You can create a list display in several languages for each display group. Fig. 10-26: List display variant of the operator interface © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-226 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 235: Fig. 10-27: List Editor

    Not all of the available languages are shown in this dialog; not only does this ensure clarity, but it is also rarely the case that all languages supported by DNC are used in one plant. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-227 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 236: Description Of The 1st Section Of The List Editor

     DELLIST Defines the sequence of columns in the "Delete Version Dialog" in DNC IFC SINUMERIK. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-228 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 237 The GLOBAL list description is used for the generic filter. If you delete this list description, the list description of the respective user currently active takes effect. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-229 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 238: Description Of The 2nd Section Of The List Editor

    You can do this by entering the width again, selecting a different field with your mouse, and watching the field in question while you do this. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-230 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 239: Fig. 10-29: Left-hand Section Of The List Editor (2nd Section)

    If the language is then changed at some later point in time, the list headers are not empty. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-231 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 240: Screen Editor

    2nd section: Section in which data can be entered with edit buttons and input fields for the preview to be displayed. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-232 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 241: Fig. 10-31: Screen Editor Preview

    Not all of the available languages are shown in the Screen Editor; not only does this ensure clarity, but it is also rarely the case that all languages supported by DNC are used in one plant. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-233 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 242: Description Of The 1st Section Of The Screen Editor

    You can then make an entry in the Tabulator field in the 2nd section of the Screen Editor. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-234 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 243 Caution Before you delete a display group, make sure that it is not being used by any users (see also: Dialog function) ! © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-235 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 244: Description Of The 2nd Section Of The Screen Editor

    Delete Current Field This button deletes the field selected in the Field combination field from the screen description. Update This button refreshes the preview. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-236 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 245: Table 10-18: Field Types

    The field types edit box (input field) and output field (inactive input field) can be used for any field. Static texts (text fields) cannot output any data values. They can be used for any field. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-237 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 246: Fig. 10-34: Screen Editor – Field Names

    If the language is then changed at some later point in time, the field names in the Properties dialog are not empty. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-238 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 247: Fig. 10-35: Screen Editor - Coordinates

    (input fields), output fields (inactive input fields) and combo boxes (combination fields). Fig. 10-36: Screen Editor – position of a screen field © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-239 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 248: Fig. 10-37: Screen Editor - Length

    When you define new fields, it is useful to note the positions of the other fields. The layout of the screen can then be structured symmetrically. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-240 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 249: Saving The Screen Display In The Database

    COLUMNNAME assigns the screen field to the field of the same name in the DNCDATA database table. Note COLUMNNAME only evaluates field names in DNCDATA. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-241 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 250: Fig. 10-38: Order Number Of The Fields In The Screen Output

    The Comments and Attachments tab pages are reserved exclusively for comments and attachments for the NC data. They cannot be configured via the DNCFORMDESCRIPTION table. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-242 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 251  OCKB  Static output field  STXT SINUMERIK*: SINUMERIK 810D SINUMERIK 840D SINUMERIK 840Di PCU50 under Windows with SINUMERIK 840D sl  © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-243 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 252 DNC Plant/DNC Cell (FBDN1) 05.07 10 Configuration Notes © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/10-244 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 253: Error Management

    11.2.1 Displaying the messages............11-257 11.2.2 Filtering log data ..............11-258 11.2.3 Exporting errors/messages............11-258 11.2.4 Deleting errors/messages............11-259 11.3 Separate execution sequence log ..........11-260 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/11-255 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 254: General

    Import/export of NC data  Download/upload of NC data  Setting/resetting of version zones  Result of auto archiving  Enabling of option packages  Etc. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/11-256 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 255: Displaying The Messages

    Auto import Note You can sort the messages in ascending or descending order in accordance with their individual meanings by clicking a column header. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/11-257 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 256: Filtering Log Data

    The columns in the error/message display are separated by the character | in the export file. Caution If the display in the log file is filtered, only the data displayed is exported. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/11-258 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 257: Deleting Errors/messages

     A filter must be selected before data is deleted. Note During the deletion procedure, all of the log data displayed is deleted. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/11-259 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 258: Separate Execution Sequence Log

    Execution sequences with a lower trace level are also logged. FileSize Size (in KB) of the log file   © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/11-260 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 259: Auto Archiving

    12.2.5 Start parameters for auto archive ..........12-274 12.2.6 Starting the auto archive function automatically ...... 12-275 12.3 Comparison results..............12-276 12.4 Tracking auto archive actions ............. 12-276 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/12-261 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 260: Function Of Dnc Auto Archive

    The archive run can also be activated manually for a machine or machine group via the operator interface. See also: Section 4.5  Archiving (manual) © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/12-262 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 261: General

    SINUMERIK. This program is the most up-to-date version. The file was archived in an earlier run, but is no longer available on the SINUMERIK. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/12-263 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 262: Configuring The Auto Archive Function

    To define the times at which the auto archive/comparison run takes place, enter DNC Auto Archive in the Windows task scheduler. These configurations are explained in more detail in the following sections. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/12-264 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 263: Configuration In Dnc Admin

    The user must be assigned the necessary authorizations for these functions. See: User administration Fig. 12-2: Machine properties in configuration mode You first have to set the transmission module "SINUMERIK 840D ". © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/12-265 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 264 The upload directory must be located within the search level otherwise a new version of the same program would be created each time data is archived. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/12-266 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 265 The auto archive identifier for the NC data is only set/reset within the machine directory because it could otherwise be set/reset by more than one machine, which means that the assignment would no longer be clear. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/12-267 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 266: Configuration In The Machine Configuration File

    The numbering dictates the sequence in which the DM directories are compared and archived. The numbering can contain gaps. Extract from machine configuration file: DHDIR1 = MPF.DIR;0; MPF DHDIR3 = SPF.DIR;0; SPF © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/12-268 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 267 DNC system in order to compare them. Extract from the machine configuration file: DHDIR5 = CST.DIR;TRUE; AWB;COM;SPF © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/12-269 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 268 DHDIR1 = MPF.DIR;0; MPF; CEC EXCLUDE_MPF.DIR = Test; Test1 Test.mpf, Test.cec; Test1.mpf, and Test1.cec are excluded (provided that they exist in the DM directory MPF.DIR). © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/12-270 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 269: Backing Up Nc Active Controller Data

    You cannot create a series startup archive or an upgrade archive. Important The Backup NC active data of the controller function is realized only for PCU 50. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/12-271 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 270: Fig. 12-3: Dialog For Selecting Data Areas

    (see also: Section 10.4.5 - Configuration dialog for the SINUMERIK* connection type). Note If you have any further questions about the services server, contact the hotline. Fig. 12-3: Dialog for selecting data areas © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/12-272 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 271 This includes the following data and directories: MPF.DIR (part programs) SPF.DIR (subprograms) WCS.DIR (workpieces) CUS.DIR (user cycles) CMA.DIR (manufacturer cycles) CST.DIR (standard cycles) © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/12-273 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 272: Start Parameters For Auto Archive

    This NC data is displayed if the start parameter "SHOW_FILESONDNC" is set. Call: DNCAArch.exe SHOW_FILESONDNC DNCAArch.exe ONLYCOMP SHOW_FILESONDNC © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/12-274 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 273: Starting The Auto Archive Function Automatically

    (StartHelp and Support) under: Task scheduler - at command (scheduled tasks and the AT command). The activation can also be started under Insert Control Panel / Scheduled Task. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/12-275 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 274: Comparison Results

    The system always displays the last actions for each machine. SINUMERIK*: SINUMERIK 810D SINUMERIK 840D SINUMERIK 840Di PCU50 under Windows with SINUMERIK 840D sl  © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/12-276 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 275: I.1 Keyword Index

    Config dialog ...FBDN1/10-168, 10-197 Config dialog ......FBDN1/4-64 Background color ....FBDN1/10-157 Configuration dialog ..FBDN1/10-168, 10- BMP..........FBDN1/2-24 Configuration file ....FBDN1/12-268 Configuration mode .....FBDN1/12-265 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/I-277 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 276 Command for list DNC Explorer......FBDN1/3-30 request ......FBDN1/10-186 DNC file system .......FBDN1/1-19 Command for requesting NC data DNC HMI computer....FBDN1/2-26 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/I-278 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 277 File types ......FBDN1/12-270 Hardware .......FBDN1/8-146 Filter Header data ......FBDN1/4-68 Activate/deactivate .....FBDN1/5-127 Change.......FBDN1/5-127 Configure ......FBDN1/5-127 Create.........FBDN1/5-127 Import © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/I-279 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 278 MCIS database .......FBDN1/1-16 List description......FBDN1/4-97 MCIS database ...FBDN1/8-148, 8-149 List display of the generic Menu bar filter...........FBDN1/3-38 DNC and DNC Admin...FBDN1/3-31 List display......FBDN1/10-215 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/I-280 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 279 Trailer size ......FBDN1/10-182 Open attachments ....FBDN1/5-128 Release identifier Operating system ..FBDN1/8-148, 8-149 Reset ........FBDN1/5-126 Operation........FBDN1/3-36 Release identifier ..FBDN1/10-222, 12-267 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/I-281 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 280 Create, delete ....FBDN1/10-157 Toolbar........FBDN1/3-32 Tools Spacer ......FBDN1/10-178 Trailer Change settings....FBDN1/5-127 Character ......FBDN1/10-177 TOP..........FBDN1/2-24 Size .......FBDN1/10-177 Transfer © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/I-282 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 281 User name ......FBDN1/5-116 ZOA..........FBDN1/2-24 User rights DNC Admin ......FBDN1/5-125 DNC........FBDN1/5-125 Users for editor ....FBDN1/10-158 Users ........FBDN1/5-114 User-specific tree view .....FBDN1/3-51 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/I-283 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 282 DNC Plant/DNC Cell (FBDN1) 05.07 I Index © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN1/I-284 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 283 4.2.2 NC data transfer (standard) ..................... 4-18 4.2.3 NC data transfer (with change of target, name, type) .............. 4-19 4.2.4 Delete ............................4-20 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/i Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 284 5.2.4 Graphics........................... 5-52 5.2.5 Login ............................5-53 5.3 Further configuration options via DNC_IFC.INI................5-56 I Index ..............................I-59 I.1 Keyword index ..........................I-59 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/ii Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 285 Table 4-3 Correlation between the NC data type in DNC and the target path of the file system or the NCK .......................... 18 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/iii Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 286 Fig. 5-4: Configuration user interface / FTP interface ................49 Fig. 5-5: Configuration user interface / Graphics................... 52 Fig. 5-6: Configuration user interface / Login ..................53 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/iv Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 287 Fig. 1-1: SINUMERIK with DNC IFC SINUMERIK connection to DNC via an Ethernet network SINUMERIK*: SINUMERIK 810D SINUMERIK 840D SINUMERIK 840Di PCU50 under Windows with SINUMERIK 840D sl   © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/1-5 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 288 DNC IFC SINUMERIK - Downloading NC Data via a Network (FBDN2) 05.07 1 Introduction Notes © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/1-6 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 289 DNC IFC SINUMERIK - Downloading NC Data via a Network (FBDN2) 2 System requirements 2 System requirements on SINUMERIK 2.1 Hardware ................... 2-8 2.2 Software..................... 2-8 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/2-7 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 290 There are function restrictions when using MMC 103 (e.g. no archiving, no quick filter). SINUMERIK*: SINUMERIK 810D SINUMERIK 840D SINUMERIK 840Di PCU50 under Windows with SINUMERIK 840D sl  © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/2-8 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 291 3.2 Structure of the user interface ............3-11 3.2.1 General ..................3-11 3.2.2 Refreshing the displayed NC data ..........3-14 3.3 Online help..................3-14 3.4 Languages ..................3-14 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/3-9 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 292: Operator Interface

    NC program downloads as well as various system messages  Filter to select and change filters for the NC data in the DNC archive DNC Cell/Plant © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/3-10 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 293: Structure Of The User Interface

    The header is part of the SINUMERIK HMI. The most important machine states, the status of the NC and alarms from the alarm server are displayed here. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/3-11 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 294 The first two fields contain the field name and operand, while the third field, which can be edited, contains the current filter condition value. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/3-12 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 295 Program1, Appl_1, 135_A_xzy Program name = A* means that the system filters according to program names that begin with "A" e.g. Appl_1 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/3-13 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 296: Refreshing The Displayed Nc Data

    Spanish, Italian, Chinese and Russian. The online help is available in the languages: German, English (for English, Chinese and Russian DNC IFC SINUMERIK), French, Spanish and Italian.   © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/3-14 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 297 4.3.3 NC data upload (with change of target, name, type) ....4-23 4.4 NC data detail view................4-24 4.5 Filter function ................... 4-26 4.6 Logbook ................... 4-31 4.7 Login ....................4-32 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/4-15 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 298: Functions

    The DNC Administration screen provides the machine operator with a user interface to view the available NC programs and for the NC data transfer. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/4-16 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 299 With the Transfer & load softkey directly into the NCK (target in NCK). Except for workpieces and pseudo workpieces, the target path results from the NC data type. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/4-17 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 300: Nc Data Transfer (standard)

    NCK are changed in accordance with the conversion tables. The download from DNC to the controller is performed irrespective of the plant topology in DNC. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/4-18 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 301: Nc Data Transfer (with Change Of Target, Name, Type)

    Changing of the workpiece name in the target system. The NC data can be downloaded to the file system and also directly into the NCK as with the standard download. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/4-19 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 302: Delete

    With the Delete softkey, NC data files that have not been released can be deleted from the DNC Cell/Plant archive when the user has the appropriate rights. Fig. 4-3: Delete NC data © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/4-20 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 303: Nc Data Upload From The Sinumerik To Dnc Cell/plant

    This target area (group, machine) is set in the configuration user interface. Source The lower area of the screen contains the contents of the data management in a tree view and list view. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/4-21 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 304: Nc Data Upload (standard)

    After the deletion, the operator can decide whether to continue with the upload or cancel © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/4-22 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 305: Nc Data Upload (with Change Of Target, Name, Type)

    With a new workpiece, this does not exist in the plant topology of the DNC- archive and is not displayed in the list view. The new workpiece name must be entered. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/4-23 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 306: Nc Data Detail View

    The Detail dialog can contain up to four detail screens that are called via the vertical softkeys. The administration information that has been released for editing, can be changed. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/4-24 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 307 (e.g. BMP, JPG). Further graphic types can be displayed when the appropriate plug-ins are installed. The graphic types must be entered in the configuration user interface. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/4-25 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 308: Filter Function

    In the DNC Administration and Data Management screens, the following filter functions are available via the Filter softkey:  Filter on/off  Edit current filter  Filter selection Fig. 4-8: Filter settings © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/4-26 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 309 The respective filter criterion can be activated or deactivated via the checkbox. Operand and value of the respective filter criterion can also be changed with Change and Accept changes. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/4-27 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 310 If the first criterion is not satisfied, the * column is not displayed. Note Expansions or deletions of filter criteria are not performed in DNC IFC SINUMERIK, but in DNC Cell/Plant. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/4-28 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 311 If a filter is marked with *, this is a machine and user-specific filter. The filter name contains the machine and user name for which this filter is valid. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/4-29 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 312 Program1, Appl_1, 135_A_xzy Program name = A* means that the system filters according to program names that begin with "A" e.g. Appl_1 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/4-30 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 313: Logbook

    The logbook can be displayed from any screen via the Logbook softkey. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/4-31 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 314: Login

    SINUMERIK or the key-operated switch position. The login procedure (automatic or manual login) can be set in the DNC_IFC.INI configuration file or via the Configuration dialog.  © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/4-32 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 315: Configuration File

    5.2.2 DNC ....................5-45 5.2.3 FTP interface ................5-49 5.2.4 Graphics..................5-52 5.2.5 Login ..................... 5-53 5.3 Further configuration options via DNC_IFC.INI ....... 5-56 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-33 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 316: General

    ; 0 = Do not overwrite, 1 = Overwrite ; The check as to whether an NC program is already available only functions correctly with DriveInternPath = 0 OverwriteNCData = 1 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-34 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 317 ; Station name in MCIS DNC MACHINE = PCU50_840D ; Path for upload ; 0= Machine / 1= Group / 2= Main group DefUpload =0 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-35 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 318 DHDIR1 =MPF.DIR;0 DHDIR2 =SPF.DIR;0 DHDIR3 =WKS.DIR;0 DHDIR4 =ARC.DIR;1 DHDIR5 =CST.DIR;1 DHDIR6 =CUS.DIR;1 DHDIR7 =CMA.DIR;1 DHDIR8 =MB.DIR;1 [MachineReference] ; MCIS machine ID MaschineID1 =Maingroup\Group\PCU50_840D © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-36 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 319 MMCDNCTypeCount =2 ; Conversion types (e.g. convert MPF to TXT) MMCDNCType1 =MPF TXT MMCDNCType2 =INI DOC ; Copyright (c) SIEMENS A&D, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-37 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 320: Configuration Program

    Language  German  English  Help  Help topics  About The configuration program is exited via the menu File  End. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-38 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 321: Basic Settings

    Configured data can be saved either by clicking the Accept button or by pressing the Ctrl+S keys and on the operator panel with the CTRL+S keys. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-39 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 322: Basic Settings

    PCU = The NC data is transferred to the file system NCK = The NC data is transferred to the NC and loaded Extract from the configuration file: Section [GLOBAL] DefaultTransfer = PCU © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-40 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 323 Directories of the data management server frame. The directories displayed in DNC IFC can be selected. Note The directory names must be specified in upper case letters. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-41 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 324 0 = No pseudo workpiece 1 = Store NC data in pseudo workpiece Only 0 is permitted for WKS.DIR! (WKS.DIR is already a workpiece!) © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-42 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 325 DNCMMCType1=TXT MPF DNCMMCType2=DOC INI Note The conversion only takes effect with DriveInternPath=0 = contains the number of file types that are converted. DNCMMCTypeCount © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-43 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 326 Extract from the configuration file: Section [DNCMMCTypeTab] MMCDNCTypeCount = 2 MMCDNCType1=MPF TXT MMCDNCType2=INI DOC Note = contains the number of file types that are converted. DNCMMCTypeCount © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-44 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 327: Dnc

    PLANT) is entered in the entry field. A connection test can be performed by clicking the Test connection button. Extract from the configuration file: Section [GLOBAL] DNC-HOST =192.168.1.100 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-45 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 328 DNC is entered in the Machine entry field. Extract from the configuration file: Section[MACHINE] Machine = PCU50_840D © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-46 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 329 The path specification is, for example, for UNIX/LINUX computers with FTP: /DNC computer name/DNC data directory. Extract from the configuration file: Section[PATHS] WorkPathDNC=\\MCISDNC2\DNC$\Data © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-47 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 330 Section[PATHS] MMCIniDrive = F: Evaluation of the internal PCU path This parameter controls the evaluation and generation of a header with an internal path (Siemens program header) in the NC data file.  No evaluation (0)  Evaluation of a path (1) ...
  • Page 331: Ftp Interface

    A connection test can be performed by clicking the Test connection button. Note Usually transfer by means of FTP should be avoided as the data is not encoded for transmission via the network. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-49 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 332 This parameter designates the user on the FTP server, e.g. anonymous Note The entry in the DNC_IFC.INI configuration file is encoded. Extract from the configuration file: Section[FTP] FTP-User =A99399958D9895928F © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-50 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 333 The Binary mode is recommended as transfer mode for the FTP connection between DNC and DNC IFC SINUMERIK! Extract from the configuration file: Section[FTP] FTP-Mode = 2 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-51 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 334: Graphics

    Graphics can only be displayed with PCU and for operation without FTP protocol. The type must be specified in upper case letters. Extract from the configuration file: Section[GRAPHICTYPE] TYPE1 =GIF TYPE2 =JPG TYPE3 =PDF © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-52 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 335: Login

    5.2.5 Login Fig. 5-6: Configuration user interface / Login The login procedure to start DNC IFC SINUMERIK is configured in the Login tab. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-53 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 336 After a successful login, the softkey Logout is displayed so that the user can be changed. Extract from the configuration file: Section[USER] Login = 0 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-54 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 337 Extract from the configuration file: Section[USER] ACCESSLEVEL0 =HMISystem ACCESSLEVEL1 =HMIManufacturer ACCESSLEVEL2 =HMIService ACCESSLEVEL3 =HMIUser ACCESSLEVEL4 =HMIKeyPosition3 ACCESSLEVEL5 =HMIKeyPosition2 ACCESSLEVEL6 =HMIKeyPosition1 ACCESSLEVEL7 =HMIKeyPosition0 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-55 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 338: Further Configuration Options Via Dnc_ifc.ini

    DhsTempPath = DhsTempPath describes the directory for temporary files. If the parameter is not set, the temporary directory (temp) is used by Windows. © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-56 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 339 Y = Switch on automatic refreshing of the screen content RefreshDelay = Time between last operator action and first refresh RefreshInterval = Time in seconds between two refresh cycles  © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-57 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 340 DNC IFC SINUMERIK - Downloading NC Data via a Network (FBDN2) 05.07 5 Configuration file Notes © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/5-58 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 341: I Index

    DNC IFC user interface....FBDN2/3-10 Hierarchy level of the plant DNC source......FBDN2/4-17 topology........FBDN2/4-17 DNC target........FBDN2/4-21 HMI software......FBDN2/2-8 DNC_IFC.INI configuration file..........FBDN2/5-34 Key parameter © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/I-59 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 342 Change of target, name, type........FBDN2/4-19 Standard....... FBDN2/4-18 Transfer arrow......FBDN2/3-12 Online help.......FBDN2/3-14 Transfer mode......FBDN2/5-51 Operation with FTP....FBDN2/5-50 Transfer target......FBDN2/5-40 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/I-60 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 343 Windows 95....... FBDN2/2-8 Windows NT....... FBDN2/2-8 Upload Change of target, name, type........FBDN2/4-23 Standard........FBDN2/4-22 Use of DNC IFC SINUMERIK..FBDN2/1-5 User..........FBDN2/5-50 © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/I-61 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 344 DNC IFC SINUMERIK - NC- Downloading NC Data via a Network (FBDN2) 05.07 I Index Notes   © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved FBDN2/I-62 Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 345 OLE/COM Object Linking and Embedding / Component Object Model Object- OLE/COM oriented program model for defining the object behavior, also over process boundaries © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 346 Tool Data Information Machine Information about the provision and handling of tools. ToolOffsetActive Tool offsets WorkPLan ASCII file for tool plans ZeroOffsetActive Zero offset © Siemens AG 2010 All Rights Reserved Motion Control Information System DNC (FBDN) - 04/10 Edition...
  • Page 347 For Publication/Manual: I DT MC MS1 P.O. Box 3180 Motion Control Information System 91050 Erlangen, Germany SINUMERIK 840D/840Di/810D/PCU50 on Windows and SINUMERIK 840D sl NC Program Management DNC User Documentation Fax +49 (0) 9131 98 - 2176 [Documentation] Sender Function Manual Name: Order No.:...
  • Page 349 Siemens AG Subject to change without prior notice Industry Sector © Siemens AG 2010 Drive Technologies Motion Control Systems PO Box 3180 91050 ERLANGEN GERMANY www.siemens.com/motioncontrol...

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