B-63324EN/03 PROGRAMMING 10.TOOL FUNCTION (T FUNCTION)
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10.1 TOOL SELECTION FUNCTION
By specifying an up to 10-digit numerical value following address T,
tools can be selected on the machine.
One T code can be commanded in a block.
Refer to the machine tool builder’s manual for the number of digits
commandable with address T and the correspondence between the T
codes and machine operations.
When a move command and a T code are specified in the same block,
the commands are executed in one of the following two ways:
(i) Simultaneous execution of the move command and T function
(ii) Executing T function commands upon completion of move
The selection of either (i) or (ii) depends on the machine tool builder’s