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 FANUC Certified Education CNC Training

Turning Center Programming, Setup, and Operation

Key Concepts and Lessons

FANUC Certified CNC Training

Programming

        Key Concept 1: Know your machine from a programmer's viewpoint

  • 1.1: Machine configurations

  • 1.2: Turning center speeds and feeds

  • 1.3: CNC job flow

  • 1.4: Visualizing program execution

  • 1.5: Understanding the workpiece coordinate system

  • 1.6: Determining geometry offsets

  • 1.7: Entering geometry offsets

  • 1.8: Introduction to programming words

        Key Concept 2: You must prepare to write programs

  • 2.1: Preparation steps for programming

        Key Concept 3: Understand the motion types

  • 3.1: Programming motion

        Key Concept 4: Know the compensation types

  • 4.1: Introduction to compensation

  • 4.2: Geometry offsets

  • 4.3: Wear offsets

  • 4.4: Tool nose radius compensation

        Key Concept 5: You must provide structure to your CNC programs

  • 5.1: Introduction to program structure

  • 5.2: Structured program format

        Key Concept 6: Special features that help with programming

  • 6.1: One-pass canned cycles

  • 6.2: Rough and finish turning and boring (G71 and G70)

  • 6.3: Other multiple repetitive cycles (G72-G75)

  • 6.4: Threading multiple repetitive cycle (G76)

  • 6.5: Sub-programming techniques

  • 6.6: Control model differences

  • 6.7: Other special programming features

    Setup and Operation

        Key Concept 7: Know your machine from an operator's viewpoint

  • 7.1: Tasks related to setting up and completing a production run

  • 7.2: Operation panels

        Key Concept 8: Know the operation modes

  • 8.1: Modes of operation

        Key Concept 9: Know how to perform often-used procedures

  • 9.1: Operation procedures

        Key Concept 10: Know how to safely verify CNC programs

  • 10.1: Running and verifying programs