5. TOOL FUNCTION (T FUNCTION)
An example of the manual reference point return of the turret axis will be
shown as a time chart below. When the manual reference point return of
the turret axis is completed, the tool number preset in the tool registering
screen is automatically selected. If it is desired to perform mechanical
motion in correspondence with the selected tool when the manual
reference point return has been completed, make sure that the feed axis
& direction select signal has been turned to 1, or zero point return signal
ZPT of the turret axis has been turned to 1 before starting such a work on
the machine side.
using shot pins or
Fig. 5.3 (b) Manual reference point return for turret axis
Refer to parameters No.16260 to 16270 in the parameter manual
III–11.4.3 Displaying and Setting Items on the Tool Registration Screens
in Series 16i/18i/160i/180i–PB Operator’s Manual.