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

OPERATION
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4. AUTOMATIC OPERATION
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In the MDI mode, a program consisting of up to 10 lines can be created
in the same format as normal programs and executed from the MDI panel.
MDI operation is used for simple test operations.
The following procedure is given as an example. For actual operation,
refer to the manual supplied by the machine tool builder.
Procedure for MDI Operation
1 Press the MDI mode selection switch.
For the two–path control, select the tool post for which a program is to
be created with the tool post selection switch. Create a separate
program for each tool post.
2 Press the
PROG
function key on the MDI panel to select the program
screen. The following screen appears:
PROGRAM ( MDI )
MDI
* * * *
* * * * * *
20 : 40 : 05
0010
00002
PRGRM
CURRNT
NEXT (OPRT)
O0000;
G00 G90 G94 G40 G80 G50 G54 G69
G17 G22 G21 G49 G98 G67 G64 G15
BHM
TD
FS
>_
MDI
Program number O0000 is entered automatically.
3 Prepare a program to be executed by an operation similar to normal
program editing. M99 specified in the last block can return control to
the beginning of the program after operation ends. Word insertion,
modification, deletion, word search, address search, and program
search are available for programs created in the MDI mode. For
program editing, see III–9.
4 To entirely erase a program created in MDI mode,use one of the
following methods:
a. Enter address
O
, then press the
DELETE
key on the MDI panel.
b. Alternatively, press the
RESET
key. In this case, set bit 7 of
parameter MCL No. 3203 to 1 in advance.
4.2
MDI OPERATION
Procedure

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