Hi Im Paul.. Been a miller for about 30 years now, (manual) machining parts for Aerospace and Formula one, the past 15 years or so.. Anyway, I started on the CNC's setting operating and even programming ( Acromatic) about 8 years ago for about 3 year, and then stopped working on the CNC's, so i haven't done anything on the CNC's for about 5 years now, and i feel as if i have forgotten all i had previously learnt.
I've started back on the CNC's again after all these years, and the controls are Heidenhain which i never had any experience with. I know what the machine has to do, i know how to set the jobs up, but i have no idea how the control it..
so here are my questions and i appreciate all replied helping me with this, OH and explain it to my like im a 10 year old, telling me what buttons to press, as i really can't remember :-)
its a YCM mill with Heidenhain controls iTNC 530 ( if any of that helps)
ALL I NEED TO DO IS, SET AND OPERATE THIS MACHINE. NO PROGRAMMING
(1) WRITE A SMALL PROGRAM IN MDI TO CALL UP EACH TOOL ?
(2) TAKE EACH TOOL OUT, PUT EACH TOOL BACK IN AGAIN ? after i have taken the old tool and put a new one in
(3) SET THE TOOLS LENGTH AND RADIUS INTO THE TOOL TABLE ?
(4) set 'z' zero on the top of the metal i am machining ?
(5) Set 'x' 'y' zero datum points
I think this is all i need to get going anyway.. I'm sure you's CNC Millers will all know what i mean. I just need to set the datums and set the tools....... well for now anyway.. :-)
I'm sure this is very easy for many of you's to do, I just hope it's not more difficult explaining how to do it..
much appreciated guys
reading the manual will definetely help
Hi sorry for the late reply.. and thank you so much for your reply to my message and the link to download the manual..
I have now worked it all out so i'm now up and running for a while ...
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