FANUC Series 16/18/160/180-Model C Machining Center Operators Manual

PROGRAMMING
B–62764EN/01
11. TOOL FUNCTION
(T FUNCTION)
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For tool life management, the four tool change types indicated below are
available. The type used varies from one machine to another. For details,
refer to the appropriate manual of each machinde tool builder.
Table 11.2.3 Tool Change Type
Tool change
type
A B C D
Tool group
number spe-
cified in the
same block
as the tool
change com-
mand (M06)
Previously
used tools
Tools to be used next
Tool life count
timing
Life counting is performed for a tool in the
specified tool group when M06 is specified
next.
Life counting
is performed
when a tool
in the tool
group speci-
fied in the
same block
as M06 is
specified.
Remarks Normally, when a tool group
number is specified by itself,
type B is used. However, no
alarm is raised even if the
tool group number is speci-
fied by itself as type C.
NOTE
When a tool group number is specified and a new tool is
selected, the new tool selection signal is output.
Suppose that the tool life management cancel number is 100.
T101; A tool whose life has not expired is selected from group 1.
(Suppose that tool number 010 is selected.)
M06; Tool life counting is performed for the tool in group 1.
(The life of tool number 010 is counted.)
T102; A tool whose life has not expired is selected from group 2.
(Suppose that tool number 100 is selected.)
M06T101; Tool life counting is performed for the tool in group 2.
(The life of tool number 100 is counted.)
The number of the tool currently used (in group 1) is
output with a T code signal. (Tool number 010 is
output.)
D Types
Examples
D Tool change type A

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