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

OPERATION
4. AUTOMATIC OPERATION
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When the optional block skip switch on the machine operators 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 operators 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
builder.)
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
two–path control
Calling a subprogram
stored in an external
input/output device

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