tool offset

tool offset

[′tül ′ȯf‚set]
(mechanical engineering)
The adjustment of tool positions in machines to compensate for their wear, finishing, or displacement from an axis.
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zhang et al[10] had successfully joined the annealed pure copper with the aluminium plate with providing tool offset mostly on the aluminium side.
Where R(z) is the flute radius at z, [phi] is the tool offset magnitude, [lambda] is the tool offset position angle, and [[psi].
The machining of the 50 unaged castings required two tool offset changes.
recently sold No Tool offset locks to newspapers in Warren, Ohio, Hagerstown, Md.
Features of the Titan 500 model are said to include canned cycle programming for character input; high structural rigidity; enclosed ballscrews; high load capacity; zero backlash; spindle retracts from the above part; full coverage at 45[degrees]; two-axis articulated spindle; Fagor Systems 8050 control; built-in machine diagnostics; teach-in digitizing mode for programming; tool offset, radius and length compensation; high resolution color graphics; AC brushless servo motors; and more.
If an incorrect TNR is used, the first thing the operator notes is that the lathe tool offset needs to be adjusted by a larger amount.
A small tool offset is then programmed into the robot controller to account for part profile variations.
Alternatively, the tool offset could be adjusted to compensate for the reduced size of the cutter.
Dynamic tool offset, or "cutter compensation," is employed real-time, and an optional real-time pump control allows remote starting and stopping of the pump, dual pressure set points for hard-to-pierce materials, and unlimited data logging of every process parameter imaginable.
The DMV 6030 is controlled by a Fanuc 21i and there is an embedded Ethernet function for exchanging NC programs, tool offset data, and system parameters.
Makino application engineers put a macro program into the machine in order to protect it in the event of an incorrect tool offset, thereby eliminating machine crashes.
The communication must tell the machine to do a tool offset or replace a broken tool for instance.