(Common to Power Mate i–D and –H)
A CNC machine is usually provided with a fixed position. Attachment
change and programming of absolute zero point as described later are
performed at this position. This position is called the reference position.
Fig.1.3.1 Reference position
The tool can be moved to the reference position in two ways:
(1) Manual reference position return (See V–3.1)
Reference position return is performed by manual button operation.
(2) Automatic reference position return (See II–6)
In general, manual reference position return is performed first after
the power is turned on. In order to move the tool to the reference
position for attachment change or etc thereafter, the function of
automatic reference position return is used.
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