B. RESTRICTIONS ON EACH SYSTEM
The automatic process specification is a function in which NC data are
prepared just by inputting the blank figure and parts figure.
The function was named so because the specification of machining
process in menu number 4, “Machining definition”, or cutting direction
or cutting area are decided automatically in the given order. With this
function, inputs in menu number 4 are decreased greatly.
Processing with this function are done based on tooling information or
setting data, so these data must be set in advance.
Processes prepared with this function can, of course, be checked or
corrected by manual operation.
The C–axis machining process is also automatically processed, (10T–F
(1)The screen “MACHINING DEFINITION (type of machining)” is
displayed and the software key “AUTO” is displayed on the screen
when the menu number 4 is selected. Press this software key to start
the automatic process setting function.
Also, if a process has already been prepared, select the menu number
4 and then the screen for “MACHINING DEFINITION (machining
Press the software key “NEW” and then the software key “AUTO” is