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

APPENDIX
H. OPERATION OF PORTABLE
TAPE READER
B–62764EN/01
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4 Lift the Light Source Unit, and insert an NC tape between the gap.
The tape must be positioned as shown in the figure, when viewed
looking downward.
Direction in which the tape advances
Feed holes
5 Pull the tape until the top of the tape goes past the Capstan roller.
6 Check that the NC tape is correctly positioned by the Tape Guide.
7 Lower the Light Source.
8 Turn the switch to the AUTO position.
9 Suspend the top and rear–end of the tape in the Tape Box.
10 Turn the switch to the
RELEASE position.
11 Lift the Light Source and remove the tape.
12 Lower the Light Source
13 Store the cables in the cable storage
11.
14 Push the lowering lock lever
10 at both sides down.
15 Raise the tape reader with the handle 6 to unlock the latch, then gently
lower it.
16 Lock the cover lock 9 and carry the tape reader with the handle 6.
CAUTION
1 SETTING OF A TAPE
When the NC tape is loaded, the Label Skip function activates to read but skip data until first
End of Block code (CR in EIA code or LF in ISO code) is read. When loading an NC tape, the
location within the tape, from which data reading should be started must properly be selected
and the NC tape should be set as shown in the figure below.
; ;
Set the tape so that this section is under
the glass window.
The program which should be read
Actually, the end of block code (;) is CR in EIA code
or is LF in ISO code.
Removing the tape
Storage

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