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DEC 2016

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mmsonline.com December 2016 MMS 133 SYSTEMS AND SOFTWARE Combining the stabil- ity of FANUC hardware and Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7 OS, the Pro6 provides streamlined operation, operator assistance and enhanced safety. The screen layout matches the operator's process flow from setup to pro- duction. Guidance func- tions, parameters, code and manual search func- tion are available on- screen when and where they're needed. A dual door check, 3D graphic viewer, maintenance screens and easy access to machine information are also included. The recently developed "My Panel" features enable operators to store frequently used func- tions, macros or switches for quick access. The control has a new QWERTY keyboard and larger 15" display. An interactive status bar at the top of the screen enables the operator to see information on warnings, alarms and indicator statuses by tapping it. The Pro6 control is customizable, and offers on-screen programming guidance for drilling canned cycles, probing, automatic tool length measurement (ATLM) and tilted working plane. The operator follows prompts and selects "input" to automatically insert lines of code into a program. New functions raise the standard for machine control, including its Geometric Intelligence (GI) that provides 2D corner control and optimized canned cycle indexing. Pro6 also has simultane- ous program editing, MDI recall of the past 20 inputs, and 3 GB of memor y for program and subprogram storage, with an option to expand to 20 GB. Makino, call 800-552-3288 or visit makino.com. UPDATED CAM SOFTWARE BETTER PREPARES CAD MODELS FOR EFFICIENT PROGRAMMING CNC Software Inc. offers Mastercam 2017, intro- ducing dozens of significant improvements intended to make it easier to create CNC programs for www.ititooling.com 888-88-ROTATE www.indexingtechnologies.com 888-88-INDEX High Speed... High Performance Direct Drive Rotary Tables • High Acceleration / Deceleration • Zero Backlash • Dynamic Performance • Higher RPM • Direct measurement for precision positioning. for today's complex machining requirements. and We provide solutions North American DistribuƟon Partner for: With over 40,000 standard Tool Holding products and thousands of proven special designs...

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