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[CNC Tips] Tips for CNC Users

CNC Tips


CNC Concepts, Inc. accepts no responsibility for the use or misuse of techniques shown in these web pages. We simply publish information we feel will be of interest to CNC users. In all cases, the reader is totally responsible for considering the implications, good and bad, of implementing one or more of the techniques we show.

* Best ebooks for CNC programming: 
CNC Programming Basics 
G-Code and M-Code 
CNC programming 
G-Code Reference 
CNC Machine Tutorial 
Tips for CNC Users
Tips for CNC Users

Tips for CNC Users:

A date engraving custom macro
 to engrave the current day in a workpiece!
Programming a horizontal machining center from a central origin
 If you have a horizontal machining center , this is a "must read"!
Two great articles on machine utilization and costing
 by Roger Kern
A serial number engraving custom macro
Submitted by Steve Woods
How to program a bar puller
Here's how you can program the bar puller from The Duhnam Tool Company
How the heck does G28 work?
We attempt to explain one of Fanuc's most confusing commands.
How can you tell if you're control has Custom Macro B?
Good question!
DNC software that tracks cycle time and time that each tool is cutting
by Dan Fritz of Suburban Machinery
A pallet check for Mori Seike horizontals
by Brian Cox of Ellison Machinery
Simplifying the task of jaw placement on three-jaw chucks
Minimize the time it takes to mount jaws on three-jaw chucks!
A bolt hole machining parametric program in three different versions (Fanuc's custom macro B, Okuma's user task 2, and Fadal's macro)
Everyone's been asking for this one. It makes an excellent example of what can be done with parametric programming. And you can compare different versions of parametric programming!
When is a five axis machining center required?
Here's a quick rundown on the two types of five axis machining and the two types of five axis machines
A letter engraving custom macro
A quick and easy way to engrave letters!
A custom macro for taper thread milling
This macro makes it possible to mill taper threads!

* Ebooks
[CNC Tips] Tips for CNC Users

[eBooks] Programming of CNC Machines

Programming of CNC Machines

* Best ebooks for CNC programming: 
CNC Programming Basics 
G-Code and M-Code 
CNC programming 
G-Code Reference 
CNC Machine Tutorial 

Written in simple, easy-to-understand language by skilled programmers with years of experience teaching CNC machining to the industry and in formal education settings, this new edition provides full descriptions of many operation and programming functions and illustrates their practical applications through examples. It provides in-depth information on how to program turning and milling machines, which is applicable to almost all control systems. It keeps all theoretical explanations to a minimum throughout so that they do not distort an understanding of the programming. And because of the wide range of information available about the selection of tools, cutting speeds, and the technology of machining, it is sure to benefit engineers, programmers, supervisors, and machine operators who need ready access to information that will solve CNC operation and programming problems. This third edition of an already proven effective text offers detailed coverage of subjects not addressed by the majority of existing texts.

  • Contains expanded sections on CAD/CAM and Conversational Programming that offer insight into the modern methods of CNC programming.
  • Includes a modern CNC controller representation in the Operation Section.
  • Thoroughly describes mathematical formula usage necessary for creating programs manually.
  • Provides practical examples and study questions throughout, allowing users to demonstrate their proficiency.
  • Features improved blueprints and drawings created to ANSI standards in order to improve clarity.
  • Offers a glossary of terminology and useful technical data and charts needed for effective programming.
  • Illustrates how to create each programming example through clear step-by-step presentations.
  • The only textbook that covers edgeCAM CAD/CAM Programming. Project Lead the Way (PLTW) has adopted edgeCAM as the CAD/CAM program they use in their Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) courses taught at high schools across the nation.
  • Includes the latest version of Mastercam--Mastercam X