13. PROGRAM CONFIGURATION
A program consists of the following components:
Table 13(a) Program components
Tape start Symbol indicating the start of a program file
Leader section Used for the title of a program file, etc.
Program start Symbol indicating the start of a program
Program section Commands for machining
Comment section Comments or directions for the operator
Tape end Symbol indicating the end of a program file
% TITLE ;
Fig. 13(b) Program configuration
A program section consists of several blocks. A program section starts
with a program number and ends with a program end code.
Program number O0001 ;
Block 1 N1 G91 G00 X120.0 Y80.0 ;
Block 2 N2 G43 Z–32.0 H01 ;
Block n Nn Z0 ;
Program end M30 ;
A block contains information necessary for machining, such as a move
command or coolant on/off command.Specifying a slash (/) at the start
of a block disables the execution of some blocks (see “optional block
skip” in II–13.2).
D Program components
D Program section