3. EXECUTION OF
OPERATION BY Symbolic FAPT
The coordinate axis and blank figure matching the drawing format
previously selected are drawn on the screen.
D The blank is plotted by a dotted line.
D The left end of the blank is plotted by a solid line to indicate the chuck
D The blank is automatically scaled so that it is accommodated with the
screen, irrespective of its dimensions.
The system requests you to input the part figure by the following display
in conversational area on the CRT screen.
ELEMENT SYMBOL ES =. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
D If the blank is long laterally, the conversational area is provided on the
lower side of the CRT screen, and if it is long longitudionally, the
conversational area is provided on the right side of the CRT screen.
This decision is automatically done according to the dimensions of
The part figure can be input by depressing the figure symbol keys
sequentially along the profile of a part. Ten keys for numerical input and
alphabetic keys indicating the chamfering, rounding, threading,
grooving, and necking are employed as figure symbol keys.
Drawing of Program
Coordinate System and
Part Figure Input (Input
Method of with Figure)