Training program

XCAP CAM Turning Center

XCAP logo programmed by GP Software

Duration: 4 – 6 days

Day 1
  • Presentation of the turning center module.
  • Turning technology.
  • Milling technology.
  • Analogy with lathe and machining center.
  • Standard M and G codes.
  • Application.
Day 2
  • Roughing, copying and finishing cycles.
  • FANUC’s G71 and G72 functions.
  • Threading cycles.
  • Large threading cycles Recall ISO threading characteristics.
  • Fixed cycle machines.
  • Frontal and radial groove cycles.
  • Cutting cycles.
  • Bar feeder, bar puller or bar feeder.
  • Application.
Day 3
  • Use of power tools.
  • Use the C axis (initialization, clamping, braking).
  • Concepts of workplane, programming marker and axis unit.
  • Polar and Cartesian front worktops. Creation and use.
  • Machining in the frontal plane (polar and Cartesian).
  • Understand linear and circular interpolations in different planes G12.1-G13.1.
  • Use and limitations of the Y axis.
  • End machining with the Y axis. Polygon machining.
  • Side worktop.
  • Application.
Day 4
  • Radial unwound work plan – Understand the concordance of units for “wound/unwound” work.
  • Engraving wound on a cylinder.
  • Machining cycles in the unrolled plan.
  • Machining cycles in an indexed plane.