Software Translates Between Older and Newer Controls
IMTS 2018: Griffo Brothers’ DataTranslate software platform enables users to take a file saved in an older control and run it in a newer control.
Griffo Brothers’ CamLink DataTranslate software enables users to take a file saved in an older control and run it in a newer control. It also enables users to write a program for newer generation controls and extract compatible information so that program can run on older controls. According to the company, the software improves shop productivity and flexibility by promoting usage of available machines. It is compatible with all Mazak machine controls.
Effectively commanding motion on most CNC machines requires more than describing how the CNC machine determines the end point position for each motion.
Though applied for different reasons on different machine types, all forms of compensation allow the CNC user to allow for unpredictable conditions related to tooling.
This concept examines the sequences of operation of a CNC machine by way of reference material related to key operational procedures.