4. AUTOMATIC OPERATION
Automatic operation can be stopped and the system can be made to the
reset state by using
key on the CRT/MDI or external reset signal.
When reset operation is applied to the system during a tool moving status,
the motion is slowed down then stops.
When the optional block skip switch on the machine operator’s panel is
turned on, blocks containing a slash (/) are ignored.
For the two–path control, a cycle start switch is provided for each tool
post. This allows the operator to activate a single tool posts to operate
them at the same time in memory operation or MDI operation. In general,
select the tool post to be operated with the tool post selection switch on
the machine operator’s panel and then press the cycle start button to
activate the selected tool post. (The procedure may vary with the machine
tool builder. Refer to the appropriate manual issued by the machine tool
A file (subprogram) in an external input/output device such as a Floppy
Cassette can be called and executed during memory operation. For
details, see Section 4.5.
D Optional block skip
D Cycle start for the
Calling a subprogram
stored in an external