Tool Setting Macro

This macro replicates the Fadal tool setting cycle found under the Utilities menu/DT table. Sets the tool length offset with a value the distance from the Z axis machine zero to the Z datum of the component. Not suitable for preset tooling.


G65 P8000 S F H

S = Starting tool number
F = Finishing tool number
H = Height of setting block if used. Omit if setting tool directly on part.

This macro loads each tool in the range specified by the S and F arguments in turn. The tool is position by hand wheel at the Z0 of the component and when cycle start is pressed the offset is written to the corresponding offset in the tool table.


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