(Common to Power Mate i–D and –H)
Movement of the tool at a specified speed for machining a workpiece is
called the feed.
Fig.1.2 Feed function
Feedrates can be specified by using actual numerics. For example, to feed
the tool at a rate of 150 mm/min, specify the following in the program:
The function of deciding the feed rate is called the feed function (See
This manual assumes that the tool is moved relative to the
workpiece, although some machines move the table.