11. SETTING AND DISPLAYING DATA
SETTING AND DISPLAYING DATA
To operate a CNC machine tool, various data must be set through the
CRT/MDI or DPL/MDI. The operator can monitor the state of operation
with data displayed during operation.
This chapter describes how to display and set data for each function.
The screen transition for when each function key on the MDI panel is
pressed is shown below. The subsections referenced for each screen are
also shown. See the appropriate subsection for details of each screen and
the setting procedure on the screen. See other chapters for screens not
described in this chapter.
See V–7 for the screen that appears when function key
See V–12 for the screen that appears when function key
In general, function key
is prepared by the machine tool builder and
used for macros. Refer to the manual issued by the machine tool builder
for the screen that appears when function key
The machine may have a data protection key to protect part programs, tool
compensation values, setting data, and custom macro variables. Refer to
the manual issued by the machine manufacture for where the data
protection key is located and how to use it.
DPL/MDI displays data within 16 digits by 2 rows.
⋅Screen transition chart
MDI function keys
(Shaded keys ( ) are described
in this chapter.)
Data protection key
Display of DPL/MDI