When drilling, tapping, boring, milling or the like, is performed, it is
necessary to select a suitable tool. When a number is assigned to each tool
and the number is specified in the program, the corresponding tool is
Fig. 1.5 (a) Tool used for various machining
<When No.01 is assigned to a roughing tool>
When the tool is stored at location 01 of the tool post, the tool can be
selected by specifying T0101.
This is called the tool function (See II–11).
SELECTION OF TOOL
USED FOR VARIOUS
MACHINING – TOOL