Fanuc Symbol CAPi T Operators Manual

C–AXIS FAPT FUNCTION
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2. MACHINING DEFINITION
(MENU 4)
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1) Direct approach (escape) SM = 1 (EM = 1)
Cutting is started by moving the tool from the approach point directly
to the machining start position.
2) Tangent approach (escape) SM = 2 (EM = 2)
The following prompt is returned:
LENGTH DT = Distance along the tangent line . . . . . .
(mm or inch)
Offset in FAPT/lefthand side as viewed in the direction in which the
tool moves (CP = 0)
3) Normal approach (escape) SM = 3 (EM = 3)
The following prompt is returned:
LENGTH DN = Distance along the normal line . . . . . .
(mm or inch)
Offset in FAPT/righthand side viewed in the direction in which the
tool moves (CP = 0)
4) Circular approach (escape) SM = 4 (EM = 4)
The following prompt is returned:
LENGTH DT = Distance along the tangent line . . . . . .
(mm or inch)
DN = Distance along the normal line
(mm or inch)

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