evolving, resulting in faster part programming, increased machine tool
& cutting tool utilization, and shorter cycle times. IMPROVEMENTS
ACHIEVED THROUGH EDUCATION, TRAINING AND PRACTICE. OFF-SITE
PROGRAMMING ON-LINE WITH CURRENT AND DEVELOPING
NC PROGRAMMING SERVICES,
PROVIDING MORE FOR LESS
SERVICES FOR COMPANIES WHERE RESOURCES ARE CONSTRAINED OR
Programming CNC Retro-fitting
Contract Machining The
following example is of a program provided to skilled job shop
machinists to keep
the cost down for a 1 piece run quantity.
Heavy machining on a manual
Dorries vertical boring machine (VBM) retro-fitted with a Fagor 8055
1600mm (63") table, 2032mm (80") swing and 1145mm (45")
under rail. Manual tool change.
CNC programmed off-site and supported on-line $45.00 per hour.