canned routine

canned routine

A pre-programmed subroutine that performs a specific processing task. See canned program.
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On the Fadal control, the L9101 canned routine handles these math functions.
Probes and productivity--The time it takes to set tool and fixture offsets or find the datum point on a casting can be minimized with a probe and macro or canned routine. Another technique that can save time is online inspection.
Some VNAs have canned routines that automatically place a marker at the [P.sub.1dB] point and return the gain and input power.