Standard features of the turning system include turning and taper cycles that use a graphical interface with conversational-type data entry for simplicity and programming ease. In addition, the system allows for the capability of threading. It offers 15 tool offsets, diameter/radius programming and even axes coupling. Additional standard features include fine/course resolution selection, inch/metric programming, absolute/incremental selection and tool nose radius compensation.
The system can be customized by parameter for milling, boring, turning, grinding or general-purpose applications. Intuitive graphic help screens are used for each application to ensure easy operation, the company says.
The company also offers the 8055 i CNC system for milling, turning and grinding applications.
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The program revolves around Sinutrain, a PC-based CNC simulation system that enables instruction in CNC programming for milling and turning.