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    Re: boring using g code

    What control are you referring to?

    Regards,

    Bill
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    Re: boring using g code

    The action of G88, and other canned cycles, is contingent on the control. Many controls don't have I and J arguments for G88, as in your example, and in some controls G88 is used to perform a manual...
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    Re: Getting programs into Fanuc 3t and 6t

    Hello Robert,
    First, it depend on the cable you have on order. The cable will be a Null Modem cable, but the question is; which Null Modem cable. The term Null Modem is generic and applies to any...
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    Re: Helical spiral groove onto curved surface?

    Hi Shep,
    If you're looking for a solution, I've since found that Circular Thread Cutting is available on some Fanuc controls as an Option and is described following. If this function is not...
  5. Re: Attention Please Need help with chatter boring carbon steel please READ and HELP

    You're going to have problems with that Diameter/Length of stick out of the boring bar being used, assuming its a steel bar. Between 4 x D and 6 x D a Solid Carbide Boring Bar is recommended. Over 6...
  6. Re: Fanuc 6M transfer code from PC not showing on display of 6M til controller restar

    Particularly with a Series 6 control, if you have no issues transferring a program from Control to PC, generally the control parameter settings are correct. LF (Ascii 10) is the End Of Block marker...
  7. Re: Fanuc 6M transfer code from PC not showing on display of 6M til controller restar

    Yes, I got that from your first post, but are you able to successfully transfer a program from the Fanuc control to the PC?

    Regards,

    Bill
  8. Re: Fanuc 6M transfer code from PC not showing on display of 6M til controller restar

    The % is the End Of Record used by Fanuc; there are no settings to change this at the control. Check the settings of SmartCAM that its not filtering this character from the data string when sending...
  9. Thread: Fanuc 0t

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    Re: Fanuc 0t

    Hi Henry,
    It depends on the Model of Series 0 control you have; only with the later versions were you able to display the PLC Ladder Program. Irrespective of the whether the Ladder is able to be...
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    Re: Fanuc 16 control

    Set parameter bit 3404.7 to "0" for one "M" code only, set to "1" for up to three "M" codes.

    Regards,

    Bill
  11. Thread: Please help

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    Re: Please help

    What control and control model do you have?

    You can still dump the parameters to an external device even with the current alarm. I would ensure that you have a copy of the parameters for your...
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    Re: Macro text program question

    This error means that a Variable Number is out of range. Your best approach to finding the issue is to set parameter bit 6000.5 to "1" and run the program that raises this alarm in Single Block...
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    Re: M70 Touchoff Program

    The way the system works is that the spindle, usually holding a tool, is commanded to feed to a position past the tool setter with a Skip Function G code (G31). On the way to this point the tool...
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    Re: boring using g code

    Yes. In operation the G76 cycle performs in a similar manner to that of your listed code. However, for safety sake, it would probably be better if the X move was programed in Incremental Mode as...
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    Re: The tips of my 20 mill cutter get loose ...

    The copper paste you refer to is an anti-seize substance used to prevent "pick up" (pressure welding) of the sliding surfaces of the external and internal matting thread. Accordingly, this will not...
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    Re: G112/G113 stop, not working

    Its a different function for each of the two pairings of axes. Polar Coordinate Interpolation uses the code you've mentioned thus far (G112 and G113) and uses the X and C axis. The Z and C axis...
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    Re: G112/G113 stop, not working

    It would be helpful if you were to post your code here so that the Forum can help you better. However, if I'm comprehending you question correctly, to release (cancel) G112, G113 is used to cancel...
  18. Re: Understanding different reference points for tool changer position

    Hi Paul,
    Does the Tool Change Arm move with the Z axis. If so, that would explain why the arm is still in correct alignment when the Z slide is at the Reference Return position, yet the distance to...
  19. Re: Understanding different reference points for tool changer position

    Hi Paul,
    The Macro program above doesn't make complete sense in that its program number suggests that its being called as a Sub Program, not as a Macro Program. Program O9001 is a program number...
  20. Re: Understanding different reference points for tool changer position

    Check to see if the machine has a dedicated Tool Change Macro program. Many have but its not mandatory, all of the tool change can be accomplished via the PMC; it depends on how the MTB decided to...
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    Re: M58/M59 Tool Load Monitoring

    Hi Steven,
    PLC stands for Programmable Logic Controller, and is the interface between the CNC control and the Machine. No doubt at some time you have heard, or will hear of the terms Ladder Logic,...
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    Re: M58/M59 Tool Load Monitoring

    Hi Steve,
    You would have to consult the PLC program to see how the MTB of your machine has implemented the Tool Load Monitoring. I've seen many and varied methods of doing so. This is a MTB issue...
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    Re: System 6T hitting limit on turret change

    Hi Andy,

    Without even seeing you code, I can guess that the tool change format you're using is as follows:

    N2 G28 U0.0 W0.0
    G50 X???? Z????
    G50 T0101 S2500
    G96 S250 M03
    G00 X#### Z#### M08...
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    Re: Bar puller problem

    Hi chucker,
    Cutting Mode on a Fanuc Mill control is G64, but has nothing to do with being able to execute Feed Mode Moves with the Spindle stopped. The CNC antonym to G64 is G63, tapping mode. ...
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    Re: Bar puller problem

    Hi Jerry,
    Do as I suggested in my first reply, look through the parameter for the one that controls the aspect of the chuck being able to be stopped and motion under Feed executed. I'm still not in...
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