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Questions about post builder

Genius
Genius

Hallo everyone!

I customized generic lathe post I here's how it's looking at the moment.

 

N0005 G90 G40 G54
N0010 T01 D01
N0015 G00 X125.334 Z14.405
N0020 X109.733 Z.95
N0025 G41
N0030 S500 M04
N0035 G01 X107.333 F.7

 

I need help about few things:

1.How can I add (or change available M41) M53 automatic gear range word?
2.How can I reorder blocks for example I would like spindle block S500 M04 right after tool change block?

Thanks!

 

 

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Re: Questions about post builder

Esteemed Contributor
Esteemed Contributor

Spindle ranges:

P&TP -> Program -> Machine control -> Spindle RPM -> in "Spindle range control" block click on "specify range code -> Set type to "sepaarate range M code" (or whatever) -> fill in chart.

Do NOT make the ranges over-lap (this is for AUTOMATIC range specification).  Note in an operation you can over-ride this in the speeds/feeds dialog (but that M code is not checked against anything to make sure it is valid). 

 

Order of events

- Find out which blocks/PB_CMD_*s output what lines

- drag-n-drop in order you want (in P&TP -> Program tab, different areas listed)

 

Sounds like you should really take the PB class...

Or at least poke thru all the menus & buttons to see where everything is at.

Ken Akerboom Sr CAx Systems Engr, Moog, Inc.
Production: NX10.0.3.5 MP5 + patch/TC11.2
I'd rather be e-steemed than e-diseaseled


Re: Questions about post builder

Genius
Genius

Thank you Ken_A   Smiley Happy

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