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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 1 2D representation of 3D protection areas/ work areas You can use protection areas to protect various elements on the machine, their components and the workpiece against incorrect movements. The 3-dimens...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 2 Access protection Protection level Type PLC DB10 DBB 56 bit... User 1 Password – Machine manufacturer: Development 2 Password – Machine manufacturer: Commissioning engineers 3 Password – End user:...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 3 Action log The tachograph records all operator actions and pending alarms for diagnostics purposes. Actual-value system for workpiece The workpiece-related actual value system of the SINUMERIK CNC enabl...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 4 Analyze MyCondition SINUMERIK Integrate Analyze MyCondition provides test cycles for testing synchronized axes and universal axes and for performing circularity tests, and also offers functionality for ...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 5 AXCO compensation of a forced mechanical coupling Option M81 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AM81-0YB0 The loadable compile cycle allows an axis motion that occurs due to mechanical coupling of an axis to a follo...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 6 Axial coupling in the machine coordinate system MCS Axial coupling in the machine coordinate system is required in order to be able to use coupled axes implemented in the basic coordinate system for tra...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 7 Axis container On rotary indexing machines/multi-spindle machines, the workpiece-holding axes move from one machining unit to the next. Since the machining units are subject to different NCU channels, t...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 8 Backlash compensation During power transmission between a moving machine part and its drive (e.g., ball screw), there is normally a small amount of backlash because setting mechanical parts so that they...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 9 Cartesian PTP travel For handling and robot-related tasks, two types of movement are required, either in the Cartesian coordinate system Continuous Path CP, or as a Point-to-Point PTP movement. With PTP...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 10 Clearance control 1D/3D in position-control cycle CLC Option M40 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AM40-0YB0 Requirement: Loadable compile cycle. Clearance control 1D/3D in the position control cycle CLC, which...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 11 CNC high-level language (continued) Comparison operations and logic combinations Comparison operations with variables can be used to formulate jump conditions. The comparison functions that can be u...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 12 CNC program transfer 39,→ 39, Manage MyProgr 39,ams 39, CNC user memory All programs and data, such as part programs, subprograms, comments, tool offsets, and work offsets/frames, as well as channel...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 13 Concatenated transformations Two transformations can be concatenated with the TRACON command. TRAANG (inclined axis), as the base transformation, can be linked with TRAORI (5-axis transformation), TRAN...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 14 Continuous-path mode with programmable rounding clearance The aim of the continuous-path mode is to avoid excessive deceleration at the block boundaries and to achieve as constant a tool path velocity ...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 15 Control unit management The Thin Client Unit TCU for distributed installation allows the spatial separation of SINUMERIK OP/TP operator panel fronts and SINUMERIK PCUs, as well as the connection of up ...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 16 Crank interpolation CRIP Option N04 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AN04-0YB0 Crank interpolation supports simple programming and machining of pin bearing seats on a crankshaft. The function can be utilized in m...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 17 Create MyHMI /3GL The SINUMERIK Integrate Create MyHMI /3GL programming package allows SINUMERIK users to design their own user interfaces in order to visualize either machine-manufacturer or end-user ...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 18 Data exchange between machining channels In the Program coordination function, variables shared by the channels (NCK-specific global variables) can be used for data exchange between the programs. The p...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 19 Display functions All current information can be displayed on the operator panel's screen:  Block currently being executed  Previous and following block  Actual position, distance-to-go  Cu...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 20 Easy Screen → Run MyScreens Electronic gear The electronic gear function allows highly accurate kinematic coupling of axes with programmable gear ratio. Linking can be specified and selected for any ...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 21 Electronic transfer CP Option M76 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AM76-0YB0 In presses with transfer step tools as well as in large-part transfer presses, a modern transfer system handles part transport. Positio...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 22 Evaluation of internal drive variables Option M41 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AM41-0YB0 The evaluation of internal drive variables can be used to control, i.e. by adaptive control, a second process variable s...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 23 Feedforward control Axial following errors can be reduced to almost zero with feedforward control. This feedforward control is therefore also called following error compensation. Particularly during ac...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 24 Feedrate interpolation (feed characteristic) In accordance with DIN 66025, a constant feedrate over the part program block can be defined via address F. For a more flexible definition of the feedrate p...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 25 Follow-up mode In follow-up mode, an axis/a spindle can be moved independently, while the actual value continues to be detected. The traverse paths are updated in the display. Standstill, clamping and ...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 26 Generator operation With the generator operation function, brief power outages can be bridged or power provided for retraction. To make this possible, the energy stored during spindle rotation or axis ...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 27 Generic couplings We offer 5 different performance levels for generic (general) coupling (CP) of axes/spindles. The functionality is scalable via the number of leading axes to one slave axis, via coupl...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 28 Handling package Option S31 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AS31-0YB0 For handling systems, the handling package offers a cost-effective solution:  3 additional axes  3 additional channels  Transformati...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 29 High-speed CNC inputs/outputs With the high-speed CNC inputs/outputs function, it is possible to read in or output signals in the position control/interpolation cycle. High-speed CNC inputs/outputs ca...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 30 I/O interfacing via PROFIBUS DP and PROFINET PROFIBUS DP represents the protocol profile for distributed I/Os. It enables high-speed cyclic communication. Advantages of PROFIBUS DP: very short bus cycl...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 31 Inclined-surface machining with frames Drilling and milling operations on workpiece surfaces that do not lie in the coordinate planes of the machine can be performed easily with the aid of inclined-sur...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 32 Interrupt routines with fast retraction from the contour Option M42 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AM42-0YB0 Interrupt routines are special subprograms which can be started on the basis of events (external sign...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 33 Job list This can be used to create a job list (loading list) for each workpiece. This job list contains instructions on making the following preparations for executing part programs, even when multi...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 34 Languages of operating software Option N00 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AN00-0YB0 The operating software supports the following languages as standard for user interface display texts: English, French, German,...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 35 Limit-switch monitoring Preceding the emergency stop switch, hardware limit switches, which take the form of digital inputs controlled via the PLC interface, limit the traversing range of the machine a...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 36 Look Ahead During the machining of complex contours, most of the resulting program blocks have very short paths with sharp changes in direction. If a contour of this type is processed with a fixed prog...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 37 Machining channels Basic version: 1 machining channel Options C11 ... C19 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AC10-0YB0 Idle times can be shortened via a channel structure using parallel sequences of motion, such a...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 38 Machining package 5 axes Basic version: 3 axes/spindles Option M30 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AM30-0YB0 With the machining package 5 axes, 5-axis machining tasks, such as the milling of free-form surfaces,...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 39 Magnetic cogging torque compensation COCO Option N46 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AN46-0YB0 This compensation function is used particularly for electric direct drives where it is necessary to reduce to the to...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 40 Master-value coupling and curve table interpolation For special technologies (presses, transfer lines, printing machines, etc.), the replacement of mechanical, cyclic transport tasks with electronic fu...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 41 Measuring cycles Option P28 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AP28-0YB0 In the case of tool measuring, the loaded tool (typically in the revolver on turning machines) is moved towards the probe which is either in ...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 42 Measuring cycles (continued) Example: Measuring a hole (programGuide) Example: Measuring an outer diameter (programGuide) Example: Align edge (programGuide) © Siemens AG 2014

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 43 Measuring cycles (continued) Example: Align edge (ShopMill) Measuring functions/measuring cycles Measuring functions can execute either channel-specifically including all axes programmed in the measur...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 44 Measuring stage 2 Option M32 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AM32-0YB0 While the measuring function in motion blocks in the part program is limited to one block, you can activate measuring functions from synchro...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 45 Monitoring for maximum tool speed/acceleration Option S08 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AS08-0YB0 Two new parameters within the tool data can be used to specify the maximum speed and the maximum acceleration o...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 46 Multiple clamping of identical/different workpieces Option P14 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AP14-0YB0 Several identical workpieces can be clamped onto the machine table. With the multiple clamping function, ...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 47 Nodding compensation NOCO Option N63 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AN63-0YB0 The loadable compile cycle allows workpieces to be machined with greater precision. It is useful for column milling machines, for e...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 48 Online ISO dialect interpreter In general, part programs for SINUMERIK CNCs are programmed according to DIN 66025 and relevant expansions. Part programs created according to the ISO standard (e.g., G c...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 49 Package: Coupling, transformation and sensor technology PCTS Option N21 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AN21-0YB0 On request. Restricted functionality of export versions: Not possible. Pair of synchronous axes ...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 50 Path length evaluation Option M53 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AM53-0YB0 With path length evaluation, data in the CNC can be buffered so that conclusions can be drawn with respect to the maintenance state of t...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 51 PLC SIMATIC STEP 7 The PLC on the SINUMERIK is programmed with the SIMATIC STEP 7 software. The STEP 7 programming software is based on the Windows operating system and makes it convenient and easy for...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 52 PLC status In its diagnostics operating area, the user can check and modify PLC status signals locally without a programming device:  Check the input and output signals from the PLC's I/Os  Carry...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 53 Polynomial interpolation Option M18 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AM18-0YB0 Curves can be interpolated using polynomial interpolation, whereby the CNC axes follow the function: f(p) = a0 + a1p + a2p2 + a3p3 +...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 54 Position switching signals/cam controller Option M07 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AM07-0YB0 Position-dependent interface signals for the PLC can be set using position switching signals. The position values at...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 55 Preset The Preset function can be used to redefine the zero in the machine coordinate system of the CNC. The preset values act on machine axes. Axes do not move when Preset is active, but a new positio...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 56 PROFINET CBA PROFINET CBA is an automation system for plants with distributed intelligence. The key characteristics of this model inspired by standard IEC 61499 are therefore:  Structuring of logica...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 57 PROFINET IO A PROFINET IO system is assembled from the following devices: An IO controller is an automation control system, typically a PLC, CNC, robot control or motion controller. An IO controller i...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 58 programSYNC Option P05 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AP05-0YB0 The programs are split into individual machining steps (blocks) in the dual editor which are then filled with G code or ShopTurn cycles. They prov...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 59 Protection areas 2D/3D Protection areas can be used to protect various elements on the machine and its equipment, as well as the workpiece to be created, against incorrect movements. Some of the eleme...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 60 Quadrant error compensation Quadrant error compensation (friction compensation) ensures a much higher degree of contour precision, particularly when machining circular contours. At the quadrant transit...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 61 Quickview for mold-making programs The high-speed 3D representation of part programs (G1 blocks) gives the user greater confidence in handling mold-making programs. The Quick Viewer for mold-making CNC...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 62 Reading of actual positions correlated with output signal COPA Option N61 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AN61-0YB0 The loadable compile cycle is required for Renishaw's SPRINT measuring function. Reference poin...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 63 Residual material detection and machining for contour pockets and stock removal Option P13 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AP13-0YB0 Contour ranges which cannot be machined with large tools are automatically rec...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 64 Run MyHMI /PRO Option P47 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AP47-0YB0 The runtime license SINUMERIK Integrate Run MyHMI /PRO allows users to run configurations on the PCU 50 or the NCU that have been created with ...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 65 Run MyCC /SEC-KT 74,→ 74, Spatial 74, compensation f 74,or 74, kinematic tr 74,ansformations 74, Run MyCC /SKID 88,→ 88, Transformati 88,on: 88, Double slide 88, Run MyCC /SUTI Option N10 Articl...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 66 Run MyRobot Option P74 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AP74-0YB0 SINUMERIK Integrate Run MyRobot includes the options:  1 additional machining channel  Run MyCC /EXPD  Run MyHMI /3GL  Run MyScreens ...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 67 Safety Integrated SINUMERIK Safety Integrated are integrated safety functions that support the implementation of highly effective personnel and machine protection. The safety functions meet the require...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 68 Sag compensation, multi-dimensional Option M55 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AM55-0YB0 Multidimensional compensation is also possible for the effects of physical influences and manufacturing tolerances such as...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 69 Series start-up Files called series start-up files can be generated to enable transfer of a particular configuration, in its entirety, to other CNCs that use the exact same software version, for exampl...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 70 Simulation axis/spindle The speed control loop of an axis can be simulated for test purposes. The axis traverses with a following error, similar to a real axis. Setpoint output and actual values are no...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 71 Simulation SINUMERIK Operate Simulation is supported by an autonomous program interpreter SNCK and a separate simulation data environment in SINUMERIK Operate. The SNCK considers the entire syntax of ...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 72 Simulation SINUMERIK Operate (continued) Milling simulation Notes:  Very fast simulation result, but consequently low dynamic resolution  Fine recording is slow for complex displays/fine rec...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 73 SINUMERIK MDynamics The SINUMERIK MDynamics function ensures perfect surfaces through innovative motion control and an optimized CNC data compressor, rapid adaptation to the workpiece, tool and program...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 74 Spatial compensation VCS A3 Option N15 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AN15-0YB0 This option implements compensation on machines with 3 linear axes in cases where the tool orientation is fixed and the tool lengt...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 75 Spindle functions Spindle modes are:  Open-loop control mode, constant spindle speed S or constant cutting rate G96  Oscillation mode  Positioning mode  Synchronous mode/synchronous spindle...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 76 Spline interpolation (A, B and C splines) Option S16 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AS16-0YB0 Using spline interpolation it is possible to obtain a very smooth curve from just a few defined interpolation points...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 77 Synchronized actions Even in their basic configuration, SINUMERIK CNCs allow up to 24 actions to be initiated in synchronism with axis and spindle movements. These actions run in parallel with workpiec...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 78 Synchronous spindles, multi-edge turning True-to-angle synchronization of one leading and one or more following spindles enables on-the-fly workpiece transfer, particularly for turning machines, from s...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 79 Tangential control Option M06 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AM06-0YB0 Tangential control makes it possible to correct a rotary axis in the direction of the tangents of two path axes. The two guide axes and the...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 80 Technology cycles For frequently repeated machining tasks, technology cycles are available for the drilling/milling and turning technologies. Technology cycles are generally applicable technology subpr...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 81 Temperature compensation Heat causes machine parts to expand. This expansion depends, among other things, on the temperature and on the thermal conductivity of the machine parts. The actual positions o...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 82 Tool carrier with orientation capability For machine tools which have tool carriers with settable tool orientation, these kinematics can be freely configured without a 5-axis transformation when a SINU...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 83 Tool carrier with orientation capability (continued) Kinematics type P Tool change via T number In chain, rotary-plate and box magazines, a tool change normally takes place in two stages: A T command...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 84 Tool management with more than 3 magazines Option M88 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AM88-0YB0 3 magazines are included in the basic version of SINUMERIK 840D sl:  Magazine  Spindle  Tool buffer With...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 85 Tool offsets, grinding-specific Grinding-specific tool offsets are available for grinding technology:  Minimum wheel radius  Maximum speed  Maximum surface speed When a cutting edge is crea...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 86 Tool radius compensation (continued) In the part program it is also possible to select the strategy with which the outside corners of the contour are to be bypassed:  Transition radii: Circle or ell...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 87 Tool types The tool type determines the geometry specifications required for the tool offset memory, and how they are to be used. Entries are made for the relevant tool type in tool parameter DP. The C...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 88 Transformation, generic Generic transformation is used to define any tool orientation in space with the initial state of the axes, and not just according to the Z direction. The transformation can then...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 89 Transformation: Dynamic swivel tripod DSTT Option M84 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AM84-0YB0 The kinematic transformation Dynamic swivel tripod DSTT is a 5- or 6-axis transformation with serial-parallel kine...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 90 Transformation: Handling RCTRA Option M31 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AM31-0YB0 The Handling transformation RCTRA contains the so-called standard transformation block, with whose help typical 2-axis to 5-axi...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 91 Transformation: PARACOP 3 axes PACO Option M44 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AM44-0YB0 PARACOP kinematic transformations and pantograph kinematics are used on parallel-kinematics machines PKM. Parallel kinemat...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 92 Transformation: Robotic extended ROBX Option N54 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AN54-0YB0 This transformation ROBX supports machine kinematics where between 4 and a maximum of 6 robot axes will be included in t...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 93 Transformation TRICEPT Option M46 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AM46-0YB0 TRICEPT kinematic transformations are used on parallel-kinematics machines PKM. Parallel kinematics means that the drive forces engage ...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 94 TRANSMIT/cylinder surface transformation Option M27 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AM27-0YB0 The TRANSMIT function is used for milling external contours on turned parts, e.g. square parts – linear axis with r...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 95 Travel to fixed stop With this function, tailstocks or sleeves, for example, can be traversed to a fixed stop in order to clamp workpieces. The pressure applied can be defined in the part program. Se...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 96 Universal compensation interface UCI Option N75 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AN75-0YB0 SINUMERIK Integrate Run MyCCI /UCI provides an interface for customized compensation algorithms. This interface is set up...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 97 Variable-based axis movement AMOV Option N62 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AN62-0YB0 There are applications where the target position is the result of a current calculation in the part program. This result is ...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 98 Vibration extinction VIBX Option N11 Article No.: 6FC5800-0AN11-0YB0 The function is implemented as a loadable compile cycle and supports the axis-specific damping of machine vibrations. Up to 8 axes c...

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    Glossary Functions and terms Siemens NC 62 · 2012 (03/2014) SINUMERIK 840D sl Type 1B 99 Work offsets According to DIN 66217, clockwise, rectangular (Cartesian) coordinate systems are used in machine tools. The following coordinate systems are defined:  Machine coordinate system MCS T...

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